This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information.

Wesley Enhanced Living is legally required by federal law to protect the privacy of your health information. Protected Health Information (PHI) includes information that we’ve created or received and may be needed for your Treatment, Payment for services or Healthcare operations at Wesley Enhanced Living.

Your PHI includes your name, address, insurance, Medicare identification number and clinical information. We must provide you with this notice about our legal duties and our privacy practice with respect to how we use and disclose your PHI. With some exceptions, we may not use or disclose any more of your PHI than is necessary to accomplish the purpose of the use or disclosure. 

We are legally required to follow the privacy practice that is described in this notice. This notice takes effect April 14, 2003 and will remain in effect until we replace or modify it. We reserve the right to change the terms of this notice and our privacy policies at any time as long as law permits such changes. Before we make a change to our policies, we will send a new notice to you.

Uses and Disclosures – Please Read this in its entirety and carefully.

1) Treatment. Your health information may be used by staff members or disclosed to other health care professionals for the purpose of evaluating your health, diagnosing medical conditions and providing treatment. For example, results of laboratory tests and procedures will be available in your medical record to all health professionals who may provide treatment or who may be consulted by staff members.

2) Payment. Your health information may be used to seek payment from your health plan from other sources of coverage that you may use to pay for services. For example, your health plan may request and receive information on dates of service, the services provided and the medical condition being treated. You are required to provide this community with all insurance coverage information or an alternative method for providing payment for services.

3) Health Care Operations. Your health information may be used as necessary to support the day-to-day activities and management of this community. For example, information on the services you received may be used to support budgeting and financial reporting and to evaluate or promote quality of care.

4) Public Health Reporting. Your health information may be disclosed to public health agencies as required by law. For example, we are required to report certain communicable diseases to the state’s health department.

5) Regulatory Bodies and Law Enforcement. Your health information may be disclosed to law enforcement agencies, without your permission, to support government audits and inspections to facilitate law-enforcement investigations and to comply with government mandated reporting.

Other Uses and Disclosures Require Your Authorization.

Disclosure of your health information or its use for any purpose other than those listed above requires your specific written authorization. If you change your mind after authorizing a use or disclosure of your information you may submit a written revocation of the authorization. However, your decision to revoke the authorization will not affect or undo any use or disclosure of information that occurred before you notified us of your decision.

Your Individual Rightsunder the federal privacy standards.

  • The right to request restrictions on the use and disclosure of your protected health information.
  • The right to receive confidential communications concerning your medical condition and treatment
  • The right to inspect and copy your protected health information
  • The right to amend or submit corrections of your protected health information
  • The right to receive a printed copy of this notice

The Duties of this Community. We are required by law to maintain the privacy of your protected health information and to provide you with this notice of privacy practices. We also are required to abide by the privacy policies and practices that are outlined in this notice.

Request to Inspect information.  As permitted by federal regulation, we require that requests to inspect or copy protected health information be submitted in writing. You may obtain a form to request access by contacting the community’s Privacy Officer, or designee, directly during normal business hours.

Comments or questions. If you would like to submit a comment, question or complaint about our privacy practices or suspect violation, you may do so in writing outlining your concerns.

Please address your correspondence to the Privacy Officer at WESLEY ENHANCED LIVING or Evangelical Services for the Aging.

Wesley Enhanced Living
626 Jacksonville Rd, Suite 200
Warminster, PA 18974
(215) 354-0565

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