Notification of Privacy Practices

827 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
Tel: (415) 216-0088 Fax (415) 216-0081 www.cchca.com

CHINESE COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION

Notice of Privacy Practices

Effective Date: August 1, 2019

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 Chinese Community Health Care Association (CCHCA) was organized in 1982 as a mutual benefit association. Its specific and primary purpose is to promote social welfare within the meaning of Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 by making health services more accessible to the Chinese Community of San Francisco. The CCHCA is non-profit tax-exempt association.

At Chinese Community Health Care Association (CCHCA), we respect the confidentiality of your health information and will protect your information in a responsible and professional manner. We are required by law to maintain the privacy of your health information and to provide you this notice. We must follow the terms of this Notice while it is in effect.

This notice explains how we use information about you and when we can share that information with others. It also informs you of your rights with respect to your health information and how you can exercise those rights.

CCHCA Notice of Privacy Practices: English/中文

EXERCISING YOUR RIGHTS

  • You have a right to receive a copy of this notice upon request at any time. Should any of our privacy practices change, we reserve the right to change the terms of this notice and to make the new notice effective for all protected health information we maintain. Once revised, we will provide the new notice to you upon request and post it on our website.
  • If you have any questions about this notice or about how we use of share information, please contact CCHCA Privacy Officer at (415) 216-0088. That office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. You can also send us questions by e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint to CCHCA Privacy Officer c/o Chinese Community Health Care Association, 827 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133. If you are not satisfied with the manner in which this office handles a complaint, you may submit a formal complaint to:

Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Civil Rights
Hubert H. Humphrey Bldg.
200 Independence Ave., S.W.
Room 509F HHH Building
Washington, DC 20201

You may also address your compliant to one of the regional Offices for Civil Rights. A list of these offices can be found online at http://www.hhs.ogv/ocr/regmail.html.

All complaints must be submitted in writing. WE WILL NOT TAKE ANY ACTION AGAINST YOU FOR FILING A COMPLAINT.

We reserve the right to change our practices and to make the new provisions effective for all individual identifiable health information that we maintain. If we change our privacy practices, we will post a revised notice within 60 days of the revision and provide a copy to you upon your request.