Privacy Policy| North Florida Eye Center: Dr. Maher Fanous, M.D.

Privacy Policy

    Privacy Policy

    This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.


    This Notice of Privacy Practices describes how we may use and disclose your protected health information (PHI) to carry out treatment, payment or health care operations (TPO) and for other purposes that are permitted or required by law. It also describes your rights to access and control your protected health information. “Protected health information” is information about you, including demographic information that may identify you and that relates to your past, present, or future physical or mental health or condition and related health care services.


    Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information

    Your protected health information may be used and disclosed by your physician, our office and staff, and others outside our office that are involved in your care and treatment for the purpose of providing health care services to you, to pay your health care bills, to support the operation of the physician’s practice, and any other use required by law.


    Your Rights

    The following is a statement of your rights with respect to your protected health information.


    You have the right to inspect and copy your protected health information. Under federal law, however, you may not inspect or copy the following records: psychotherapy notes, information complied in reasonable anticipation of, or use in, a civil, criminal, or administrative action or proceeding, and protected health information that is subject to law that prohibits access to protected health information.