Kim Dental Care
all insurance benefits, if any, otherwise payable to me for services rendered. I understand that I am financially responsible for all charges whether or not paid by insurance. I authorize the use of my signature on all insurance submissions.
The above-named dentist may use my health care information and may disclose such information and may disclose such information to the above-named Insurance Company(ies) and their agents for the purpose of obtaining payment for services and determining insurance benefits or the benefits payable for related services. This consent will end when my current treatment plan is completed or one year from the date signed below.
At Kim Dental Care, we are committed to excellence. We feel that you deserve nothing less when it comes to your health. We use the best materials and techniques available in order to provide you with the quality you have come to expect from us.
We believe that our relationship with you, as with all relationships, needs open and clear communication. We will try to communicate all of your dental needs and estimate your financial information as soon as it becomes evident. We want you to be as informed as possible to help you in your decisions concerning your dental health.
We understand how valuable your time is, so we make every effort to remain on time. We do not double book our appointments. We feel that you deserve our complete and focused attention so that we may provide the best care possible. Your reserved time is exclusively yours.
We want you to be comfortable with our team. If you ever have any questions about your dental treatment, financial or insurance questions, or any concerns at all, we ask that you notify us as soon as possible. We will be glad to clarify any uncertainties that may arise.
Your portion of your treatment is expected at the time of your services. For your convenience we do accept many forms of payment including: cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and we also offer third-party financing, which includes both interest-free programs and extended financing.
Your scheduled appointment is reserved exclusively for you. We have a two-business day cancellation policy in order to provide you with this personalized attention. We understand that circumstances may arise that require an appointment to be rescheduled. We are happy to change your appointment time if a two-business day notice is given. If sufficient notice is not given, your account will automatically be charged a $50 missed appointment fee. We ask that you make every effort to keep your reserved time.
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 Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA") is a federal program that requires medical records and other individually identifiable health information used or disclosed by us in any form, whether electronically, on paper, or orally, are kept properly confidential the patient, significant new rights to understand and control how your health information is used. "HIPAA" provides penalties for covered entities that misuse personal health information.
As required by "HIPAA", we have prepared this explanation of how we are required to maintain the privacy of your health information and how we may use and disclose your health information.
We may use and disclose your medical records only for each of the following purposes: treatment payment and health care operations.
We may also create and distribute de-identified health information by removing all references to individually identifiable information.
We may contact you to provide appointment reminders or information about treatment alternatives or other health-related benefits and services that may be of interest to you.
Another uses and disclosures will be made only with your written authorization. You may revoke such authorization in writing and we are required to honor and abide by that written request, except to the extent that we have already taken actions relying on your authorization.
You have the following rights with respect to your protected health information, which you can exercise by presenting a written request to the Privacy Officer:
We are required by law to maintain the privacy of your protected health information and to provide you with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to protected health information.
This notice is effective as of April 14, 2003 and we are required to abide by the terms of the Notice of Privacy Practices currently in effect. We reserve the right to change the terms of our Notice of Privacy Practices and to make new notice provisions effective for all protected health information that we maintain. We will post and you may request a written copy of a revised Notice of Privacy Practices from this office.
You have recourse you feel that your privacy protections have been violated. You have the right to file written complaint with our office, or with the Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, about Violations of the provisions of this notice or the policies and procedures of our office. We will not retaliate against you for filing a complaint.
Please contact us for more information:
For more information about HIPAA or to file a complaint:
Family Dental Care
Hyo S Kim D.MD.
155 E. Pike St
Morrow, OH 45152
(513) 899-2663 Fax
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Office of Civil Rights
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
Toll Free: 1-877-696-6775
I understand that, under the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA"), I have certain rights to privacy regarding my protected health information. I understand that this information can and will be used to:
I acknowledge that I received your Notice of Privacy Practices containing a more complete description of the uses and disclosures of my health information. I understand that this organization has the right to change its Notice of Privacy Practices from time to time and that I may contact this organization at any time at the address above the obtain a current copy of the Notice of Privacy Practices.
I understand that I may request in writing that you restrict how my private information is used or disclosed to carry out treatment, payment or health care operations. I also understand you are not required to agree to my requested restrictions, but if you do agree then you are bound to abide by such restrictions.
Your information will be encrypted.