Notice of Privacy Practices

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 DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION, PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.

The terms of this Notice of Privacy Practices apply to Knox Affiliated Health Services operating as a clinically integrated health care arrangement composed of Knox Community Hospital and the physicians and other licensed professionals seeing and treating patients at the hospital.  The members of this clinically integrated health care arrangement work and practice at Knox Community Hospital, 1330 Coshocton Avenue, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.  All of the entities and persons listed will share personal health information of our patients as necessary to carry out treatment, payment, and health care operations as permitted by law.

We are required by law to maintain the privacy of our patients' personal health information and to provide patients with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your personal health information.  We are required to abide by the terms of this Notice so long as it remains in effect.  We reserve the right to change the terms of this Notice of Privacy Practices as necessary and to make the new Notice effective for all personal health information maintained by us.  You may receive a copy of any revised notices at the Emergency Department registration, Central Registration, front desk, from this web page or a copy may be obtained by mailing a request to Privacy Officer, Knox Community Hospital, 1330 Coshocton Avenue, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

EFFECTIVE DATE
This Notice of Privacy Practices is effective May 24, 2016.