The Facility’s policy is to provide a Notice of Privacy Practices (“Notice”) to each resident upon each admission to the Facility, and make a good faith effort to obtain a signed Acknowledgement of Receipt of Notice of Privacy Practices (“Acknowledgement”) from the resident.
(See sample Notice and Acknowledgement forms following this Policy.)
The Notice shall include all elements and statements that are required by law. The Notice shall inform the guests of:
- Uses and disclosures of Protected Health Information (“PHI”) that may be made by the Facility;
- The resident’s rights with respect to his PHI; and
- The Facility’s legal duties with respect to such PHI.