Notice of Privacy Practices
IMPORTANT: THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION
ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO
PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
As an essential part of our commitment to you, the
Warren County Ambulance District maintains the privacy of certain
confidential health care information about you, known as Protected
Health Information or PHI. We are required by law to protect your
health care information and to provide you with the attached Notice
of Privacy Practices.
The Notice outlines our legal duties and privacy
practices respect to your PHI. It not only describes our privacy
practices and your legal rights, but lets you know, among other
things, how the Warren County Ambulance District is permitted to
use and disclose PHI about you, how you can access and copy that
information, how you may request amendment of that information,
and how you may request restrictions on our use and disclosure of
The Warren County Ambulance District is also required
to abide by the terms of the version of this Notice currently in
effect. In most situations we may use this information as described
in this Notice without your permission, but there are some situations
where we may use it only after we obtain your written authorization,
if we are required by law to do so.
We respect your privacy, and treat all health care
information about our patients with care under strict policies of
confidentiality that all of our staff are committed to following
at all times.
PLEASE READ THE ATTACHED DETAILED
NOTICE. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT IT, PLEASE CONTACT OUR DISTRICT
ADMINISTRATOR, RALPH V. HELLEBUSCH, OUR PRIVACY OFFICER, AT THE
FOLLOWING NUMBER: 636-456-8413, extension 5.