THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL AND/OR PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
Denver Human Services may use or disclose your protected health information for the following uses:
The following are your rights with respect to your personal health information:
If you believe your information was used or shared in a way that is not allowed under the privacy law, or if you were not able to exercise your rights, you can file a complaint by submitting a written request to the city's privacy officer. You can also file a complaint with U.S. Government by contacting the following website: www.hhs.gov/ocr/hipaa/.
You will not be penalized for filing a complaint.
City and County of Denver is committed to protecting the privacy of health information maintained by our divisions and programs. In this notice, the terms of your “medical information” or your “health information” mean personal information that identifies you and that relates to your past, present, or future physical or mental health; the provisions of health care services to you; or the payment of health care services provided to you. The terms “we”, “us”, and “our” in this notice refer to Denver Human Services.
This notice explains how we use your health information 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. We are required to follow the terms of this notice until the notice is replaced. 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 you with a copy of the new notice.
If you have questions about this notice, please contact:
Dawn Rowland Summers, Chief Data Protection Officer
201 West Colfax, #301
Denver CO 80202
Denver Human Services complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.