HIPAA Compliance

At Liberty Bay Chiropractic, we are dedicated to protecting the privacy and security of your health information. Our commitment to maintaining the confidentiality of your personal health information (PHI) aligns with the standards set by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

What is HIPAA? HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, is a federal law that establishes national standards to protect sensitive patient information. It mandates that healthcare providers like Liberty Bay Chiropractic implement safeguards to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and security of your PHI.

How We Protect Your Information:

  • Secure Storage: Your health records are stored securely, whether digitally or on paper, ensuring only authorized personnel have access.
  • Confidential Communication: All communications about your health are conducted with utmost confidentiality, following strict protocols.
  • Staff Training: Our staff undergoes regular training to understand and comply with HIPAA regulations.
  • Data Encryption: Any electronic transmission of health data is encrypted to prevent unauthorized access.

Your Rights: As a patient, you have specific rights regarding your health information:

  • Access to Records: You have the right to access and request copies of your health records.
  • Amendments: If you believe any information in your records is incorrect or incomplete, you may request an amendment.
  • Confidential Communications: You can request that we communicate with you in a particular way (e.g., home or work phone).
  • Restrictions: You can ask us to limit the information we share with certain individuals or entities.
  • Breach Notification: In the unlikely event of a data breach that compromises your PHI, you will be promptly notified.

Use and Disclosure of Your Health Information: We use and disclose your health information only in accordance with HIPAA regulations and state law. This may include treatment, payment, and healthcare operations, as well as other uses allowed by law.

Questions or Concerns: If you have any questions or concerns regarding our HIPAA compliance or your privacy rights, please contact our Privacy Officer at:

Liberty Bay Chiropractic
19740 7th Ave. NE
Poulsbo WA 98370
Phone: (360) 779-7800

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