As a new patient, you will be asked to sign our practice HIPAA (confidentiality) statement. Your medical record is completely private. NO information regarding your condition or treatment will be disclosed without your consent. There is a section on the consent form that asks that you list those who you allow our office to communicate with regarding your condition. It is your right to remove any of those listed at any time. Please notify our office immediately in writing if this is requested. We understand that medical information about you and your health is personal. We are committed to protecting health information about you. Please review the Notice of Privacy Practice and how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information.
Requests to release protected health information to include insurance forms, test results, x-rays or other health information will be processed within three days. Due to confidentiality issues, you will be asked to pick these up in person. However, if you need to have someone else pick up this information for you, a written note must be provided to our office by you stating your permission to release this information to the individual who will be picking it up. The note must contain your signature and the date. It will be scanned and made a part of your health record.
Somerset Orthopedics, Inc.
126 E. Church Street, Suite 2100
Somerset, PA 15501
Telephone: (814) 443-1281
Fax: (814) 443-3214