Privacy

Name of Organization: WIGGINS DRUGS LIMITED dba KING DRUG & HOME CARE 
 
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. 
 
1. Below is a description, including at least one (1) example, of the types of uses and disclosures that the above 
organization is permitted to make for each of the following purposes: treatment, payment and health care 
operations. 
 
Disclosures to other health care providers, including, for example, to patients' attending physicians. Submission of 
claims and supporting documentation including, for example, to organizations responsible to pay for services 
provided by the organization. Disclosures to conduct the operations of the organization, including, for example, 
sharing information to supervisors of staff members who provide care to patients. 
 
2. Below is a description of each of the other purposes for which the organization is permitted or required to use or 
disclose protected health information without an individual's written consent or authorization. 
 
To patients, incident to another permitted use or disclosure, by agreement, to the Secretary of the U.S. Department 
of Health and Human Services, as required by law, for public health activities, information about victims of abuse, 
neglect or domestic violence, health oversight activities, for judicial and administrative proceedings, for law 
enforcement proceedings, about decedents, for cadaveric organ, eye or tissue donation, for research purposes, to 
avert a serious threat to health or safety, for specific government functions, to business associates of the 
organization, to personal representatives, de-identified information, to workforce members who are victims of 
crimes, to workers' compensation programs, for involvement in the individual's care and for notification purposes, 
with the individual present, for limited uses and disclosures when the individual is not present, and for disaster 
relief purposes. 
 
3. Other uses and disclosures, such as disclosure of psychotherapy notes, use of protected health information for 
marketing activities and the sale of protected health information, will be made only with the individual's written 
authorization and the individual may revoke such authorization. 
 
4. The organization may contact the individual to schedule visits and for other coordination of care activities. 
 
5. The individual has the right to request further restrictions on certain uses and disclosures of protected health 
information, but the organization is not required to agree to any requested restriction(s), except disclosures must 
be restricted to health plans if the disclosure is for the purpose of carrying out payment or health care operations 
and is not otherwise required by law and the protected health information pertains solely to a health care item or 
service for which the individual or person other than the health plan on behalf of the individual has paid the 
organization in full. 
 
6. The individual has the right to receive confidential communications of protected health information, the right to 
inspect and copy protected health information, the right to amend protected health information, the right to receive 
an accounting of disclosures of protected health information and the right to obtain a paper copy of this Notice from 
the organization upon request. 
 
7. The organization is required by law to maintain the privacy of protected health information and to provide 
individuals with notice of its legal duties and privacy practices with respect to protected health information and to 
notify affected individuals following a breach of unsecured protected health information. 
 
8. The organization is required to abide by the terms of this Notice currently in effect. 
 
9. The organization reserves the right to change the terms of its Notice and to make the new notice provisions 
effective for all protected health information that it maintains. Individuals may obtain a revised copy of this Notice 
upon request. 
 
10. Individuals may complain to the organization and to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human 
Services if they believe their privacy rights have been violated. Complaints should be directed to 
Bonnie N. Weber, RN, MS - Compliance Officer at the organization at the following telephone number: 270-298-
0259
Individuals will not be retaliated against for filing a complaint. 
 
11. For further information, individuals should contact Bonnie N. Weber, RN, MS - Compliance Officer at the 
organization at the following telephone number: 270-298-0259. 
 
12. This Notice is in effect as of September 23, 2013. 

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