Notification of Privacy Practices
827 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
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.
EXERCISING YOUR RIGHTS
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
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.