Privacy Notices and Policies

 Notice Of Privacy Practices
This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. At Providence Health Plans we respect the privacy and confidentiality of your protected health information.

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) addresses the right of patients to have their medical information kept private and confidential.

 Internet Privacy
Providence Health & Services respects the privacy of your personal health information. This Privacy Policy is intended to specify how information you supply through our Web site is collected, safeguarded, transmitted and used by Providence Health & Services.

 Confidentiality of Member Information
Providence Health Plan (PHP) respects the privacy of our members and takes great care to determine when it is appropriate to share your personal health information.

 New Technology Policy
New technologies and new applications of existing technologies are evaluated and approved for coverage when they provide a demonstrable benefit for a particular illness or disease; are scientifically proven to be safe and efficacious; and there is no equally effective or less costly alternative.

Web Site Disclaimer
Providence Health & Services maintains this Web site as a health information resource for educational and informational purposes.