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 Plan, we respect the privacy and confidentiality of your protected health information.

Protected health information and your employer
Although rare, some circumstances may require the release of protected health information (PHI) to your employer or their agent. Please take the time to learn more.

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 website is collected, safeguarded, transmitted and used by Providence Health & Services.

Confidentiality of member information
Providence Health Plan 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.

Oregon request for confidential communications
You have the right to have protected health information sent directly to you instead of the person who pays for your health insurance plan.

Website disclaimer
Providence Health & Services maintains this website as a health information resource for educational and informational purposes.

Notice of nondiscrimination and communication policy
Providence Health Plan and Providence Health Assurance comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. If you speak a language other than English, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you.