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I authorize the release of any medical information necessary to process claims and hereby assign all benefits payable to Richard A. Cirelli, MD, PC dba SunWest Dermatology and Skin Cancer Treatment Center on my behalf for all services rendered. In the case that my insurance company reimburses me directly, I will submit payment from the insurance company directly to Richard A. Cirelli, MD, PC. I understand I am financially responsible for all charges for services rendered even in cases my insurance denies payment for services rendered. I authorize the release of my medical information to other physicians for continuity of care and/or treatment by our office or another medical office. I acknowledge that I have received, read, and understand the Financial Policy and Release of Information which has been provided to me.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA): I understand I have certain rights regarding the privacy of my protected health information. I acknowledge that I have received and have access to a copy of the Notice of Privacy Practices. I understand the practice has the right to change its Notice of Privacy Practices and Financial Policy and Release of Information and that I may contact the practice at any time to obtain a current copy of the Notice of Privacy Practices or Financial Policy and Release of Information. I may also contact the practice at any time with any questions I may have or if I have a concern regarding my protected health information. I authorize a copy of this authorization may be used in place of the original. I understand it is the policy of this office to remind patients of their appointments. This may be done by telephone or e-mail.
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