Privacy Information

Your Information. Your Rights. Our Responsibilities.

This notice describes how medical information, about you, may be used and disclosed, and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.


Understanding Your Health or Medical Record:


Each time you visit Logan Mingo Area Mental Health, Inc. (LMAMH), we make a record of your visit. This information is collectively referred to as your health or medical record, and typically contains your symptoms, examinations and test results, diagnosis, treatment, and a plan for future care or treatment.




You have the right to:

  • Get a copy of your paper or electronic medical record
  • Correct your paper or electronic medical record
  • Request confidential communication
  • Ask us to limit the information we share
  • Get a list of those with whom we’ve shared your information
  • Get a copy of this privacy notice
  • Choose someone to act for you
  • File a complaint if you believe your privacy rights have been violated

You have some choices in the way that we use and share information as we:

  • Tell family and friends about your condition
  • Provide disaster relief
  • Provide mental health care
  • Market our services and sell your information
  • Raise funds
  • We may use and share your information as we:
  • Provide &/or coordinate your care for treatment and service(s)
  • Run our organization
  • Bill for the services we provide for you
  • Help with public health and safety issues
  • Do research
  • Comply with the law
  • Respond to organ and tissue donation requests
  • Work with a medical examiner or funeral director
  • Address workers’ compensation, law enforcement, and other government requests
  • Respond to lawsuits and legal actions

Changes to the Terms of this Notice of Privacy Practices

We reserve the right to change our practices and to make the new provisions effective for all protected health information we maintain. You may obtain of copy of the current notice in effect, upon request, at our facility.


For more information on our privacy policay please contact us at ( 304) 792-7130.
    
(304) 792-7130
This information serves many purposes, such as: a basis for planning your care and treatment; a means of communication among many professionals who contribute to your care; a means by which you or a third party payer can verify the service(s) billed were actually provided; and a tool by which we can assess and continually improve the quality of care we render and outcomes we achieve.​​​

Although your health or medical record is the physical property of Logan Mingo Area Mental Health, Inc. (LMAMH), the information it contains, belongs to you.