Signature HealthCARE, LLC and its affiliates are aware of consumer  privacy concerns. This Privacy Policy was developed to demonstrate the  our commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information  gathering and dissemination practices.


Contact information provided by visitors, such as name and email  address, is used only to provide visitors with information about the  agency and to communicate directly with visitor about Signature  HealthCARE, LLC and its affiliates.  We will not solicit personal  information from you as you tour our site, though you may provide that  information voluntarily.  If you do elect to provide personal  information to us, in no case will we sell, license, or transmit that  information outside of Signature HealthCARE, LLC and its affiliates for  any reason, unless you authorize us to do so.  At times, we may request  personal information from you in order to deliver requested materials to  you, and respond to your questions, and we will use your information  for those purposes only.


Information on this web site may be changed or updated without  notice.  Therefore, information contained on this site may be out of  date at any given time.  Consult the appropriate professional advisor  for more complete and up-to-the-minute information.


In no circumstances will Signature HealthCARE, LLC and/or its  affiliates be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special, or  other consequential damages arising out of any use of this web site or  any other hyper-linked web site.  This includes, without limitation, any  lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs, or data on your  equipment, or otherwise.  Signature HealthCARE, LLC and its affiliates  may change this privacy policy at its discretion provided any such  change shall be posted on this web site.


Any links to other web sites are not intended to be referrals or  endorsements of these sites.  The links provided are maintained by their  respective organizations and they are solely responsible for the  content of their own sites.


If you communicate with us by e-mail, please remember that Internet  e-mail is not secure and you should avoid sending sensitive or  confidential messages unless they are adequately encrypted.


<strong>As required under HIPAA legislation, the following is provided to  any current or potential resident of a Signature HealthCARE, LLC  affiliated community.</strong> THE FOLLOWING NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW YOUR  MEDICAL INFORMATION MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED, AND HOW YOU CAN GET  ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW THE INFORMATION CAREFULLY.


<li>Your confidential healthcare information may be released to your  insurance provider for the purpose of the organization receiving payment  for providing you with needed healthcare services.</li>

<li>Your confidential healthcare information may be released to public  or law enforcement officials in the event of an investigation in which  you are a victim of abuse, a crime or domestic violence.</li>

<li>Your confidential healthcare information may be released to other healthcare providers in the event you need emergency care.</li>

<li>Your confidential healthcare information may be released to a public  health organization or federal organization in the event of a  communicable disease or to report a defective device or untoward event  to a biological product (food or medication).</li>

<li>Your confidential healthcare information may not be released for any other purpose than that which is identified in this notice.</li>

<li>Your confidential healthcare information may be released only after receiving written authorization from you.</li>

<li>You may revoke your permission to release confidential healthcare information at any time.</li>

<li>You may be contacted by the organization to remind you of any  appointments, healthcare treatment options or other health services that  may be of interest to you.</li>

<li>You may be contacted by the organization for the purposes of raising funds to support the organization’s operations.</li>

<li>You have the right to restrict the use of your confidential  healthcare information. However, the organization may choose to refuse  your restriction if it is in conflict of providing you with quality  healthcare or in the event of an emergency situation. You have the right  to receive confidential communication about your health status.</li>

<li>You have the right to review and photocopy any/all portions of your healthcare information.</li>

<li>You have the right to make changes to your healthcare information.</li>

<li>You have the right to know who has accessed your confidential healthcare information and for what purpose.</li>

<li>You have the right to possess a copy of this Privacy Notice upon  request. This copy can be in the form of an electronic transmission or  on paper.</li>

<li>The organization is required by law to protect the privacy of its  patients. It will keep confidential any and all patient healthcare  information and will provide patients with a list of duties or practices  that protect confidential healthcare information.</li>

<li>The organization will notify you if the privacy of your “unsecured”  health information is breached. (unsecured protected health information  is protected health information that is not secured through the use of a  technology or methodology specified by the Secretary in guidance, and  requires the Secretary to issue such guidance no later than 60 days  after enactment and to specify within the technologies and methodologies  that render protected health information unusable, unreadable, or  indecipherable to unauthorized individuals.</li>

<li>The organization will abide by the terms of this notice. The  organization reserves the right to make changes to this notice and  continue to maintain the confidentiality of all healthcare information.  Patients will receive a mailed copy of any changes to this notice within  60 days of making the changes.</li>

<li>You have the right to complain to the organization if you believe  your rights to privacy have been violated. If you feel your privacy  rights have been violated, please contact in person or mail your  complaint to the administrator of your facility.</li>