Purpose of this Notice
This notice describes how your medical information may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to that information. Please review this Notice carefully.
Life Dental Group, LLC, a Mississippi limited liability company, together with our affiliated covered entities (collectively, “we,” “our,” “us”), are required by law to maintain the privacy of your protected health information. Protected health information (“PHI”) means any information that is created or received by us that identifies you and that relates to your past, present, or future physical or mental health, or condition, treatment, or payment for your health care. We are also required by law to notify you (1) of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to PHI and (2) in the event of a breach of your PHI. Therefore, we have adopted this Notice of Privacy Practices (“Notice”), which relates to those duties.
This Notice applies to PHI created, maintained, used or disclosed in records related to the care and services that you receive at any of our clinics. We maintain your PHI in records that are kept confidential, as required by law. However, we must use and disclose your PHI to the extent necessary to provide you with quality health care. To do this, we must share your PHI with our affiliates, as necessary, and with others, as appropriate, for treatment, payment, and health care operations.