Argus Dental & Vision, Inc. (Argus) recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of certain basic personally identifiable information such as names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, credit card numbers, account numbers, social security numbers and health information of our members. We have adopted this Notice of Privacy Practices to guide our members on how we use member information.
When it comes to your health information, you have certain rights. This section explains your rights and some of our responsibilities to help you with the following:
For certain health information, you can tell us your choices about what we share. If you have a clear preference for how we share your information in the situations described below, talk to us. Tell us what you want us to do, and we will follow your instructions.
How do we typically use or share your health information? We typically use or share your health information in the following ways.
How else can we use or share your health information? We are allowed or required to share your information in other ways- usually in ways that contribute to the public good, such as public health and research. We have to meet many conditions in the law before we can share your information for these purposes. For more information, please see: www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/index.html.
We are required by law to maintain the privacy and security of your protected health information. We will let you know promptly if a breach occurs that may have compromised the privacy or security of your information. We must follow the duties and privacy practices described in this notice and give you a copy of it. We will not use or share your information other than as described here unless you tell us we can in writing. If you tell us we can, you may change your mind at any time. Let us know in writing if you change your mind.
For more information, please see: www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/noticepp.html.
We can change the terms of this notice, and the changes will apply to all information we have about you. The new notice will be available upon request and on our website. This notice was last updated on October 20, 2016.
Any questions or comments that relate to this notice may be directed to the Argus Compliance Officer through one of the following ways.
Argus Dental & Vision, Inc.
Attn: Compliance Officer
4010 West State Street
Tampa, Fl 33609
Email: [email protected]