How We May Use/Disclose Your Medical Information
The following are some of the different ways that we may use and disclose your personal health information:
For Treatment. We may use or disclose medical information about you to facilitate treatment, rehabilitation or treatment through services provided by MICHELLE RANDOLPH MD PC. For example, we may disclose medical information to other healthcare providers who are involved in taking care of you.
For Payment. We may use and disclose medical information about you to get reimbursed for the services we provide to you, including such things as submitting bills to insurance companies (either directly or through a third party billing company), medical necessity determinations and reviews, and collection of outstanding accounts.
For Health Care Operations. We may use and disclose medical information about you for other MICHELLE RANDOLPH MD PC health care operations necessary to run MICHELLE RANDOLPH MD PC. For example, we may use medical information in connection with: conducting quality assessment and improvement activities; licensing; personnel training programs; fraud and abuse detection programs; and general MICHELLE RANDOLPH MD PC administrative activities.
To Business Associates. There are some services provided to MICHELLE RANDOLPH MD PC through contracts with business associates. Examples include accounting, legal, training, and consulting services. Information shall be made available to business associates consistent with their need to know for purposes of providing services.
Health Oversight Activities. We may disclose medical information to a health oversight agency for activities authorized by law. These oversight activities include, for example, audits, investigations, inspections, and licensure.
As Required by Law. We will disclose medical information about you when required to do so by federal, state or local law. For example, we may disclose medical information when required by a court order.
To Avert a Serious Threat to Health or Safety. We may use and disclose medical information about you when necessary to prevent a serious threat to your health and safety or the health and safety of another person. Any disclosure, however, would only be to someone able to help prevent the threat.