USES AND DISCLOSURES OF HEALTH INFORMATION
We use and disclose health information about you for treatment, payment and healthcare operations. For example:
Treatment: We may use and disclose your health information to obtain payment for services we provide you.
Healthcare Operations: We may use and disclose your health information in connection with our healthcare operations. Healthcare operations include quality assesment and improvement activities, reviewing the competence or qualifications of healthcare professionals, evaluating practitioner and provider performance conducting training programs, accreditation, certifications, licensing, or credentialing activities.
Your Authorization: In addition to our use of health information for treatment, payment and healthcare operations, you may give us written authorizationto use your health information or to disclose it to anyone for any purpose. If you give us an authorization, you may revoke it in writing at any time. Your revocation will not affect any use mor disclosures permitted by your authorization while it was in effect. Unless you give us a written authorization, we cannot use or disclose your health information for any reason except those described in this notice.