(If authorization is for research, “end of research study,” “none,” or similar language is sufficient.) (If no date is specified, this authorization will become invalid after 1 year
I understand that I have the right to revoke this authorization, in writing, at any time by sending such written notification to ZIMA Medical Group PLLC. I understand that a revocation is not effective to the extent that the practice has relied on this authorization in its actions. Also, a revocation is not effective if this authorization was obtained as a condition of obtaining insurance coverage, as other law provides the insurer with the right to contest a claim under the policy or the policy itself.
I understand that information used or disclosed pursuant to this authorization may be subject to re-disclosure by the recipient and may no longer be protected by federal HIPAA privacy regulations.
If we are requesting this Authorization from you for our own use and disclosure or to allow another health care provider or health plan to disclose information to us: The practice will not condition your treatment, payment, enrollment in a health plan or eligibility for benefits on whether you provide authorization for the requested use or disclosure unless it is research related treatment and the use or disclosure is for Protected Health Information for such research or the health services are solely for the purpose of creating Protected Health Information for disclosure to a third party and the authorization is for disclosure to such party.
You may inspect a copy of the Protected Health Information to be used or disclosed;
You may refuse to sign this Authorization; and
We must provide you with a copy of the signed Authorization.
I understand that information relevant to HIV testing and/or AIDS related diagnosis/diagnoses may be contained in this information. I understand this information may also include reference to psychiatric treatment or substance abuse.
I understand and agree to pay a reasonable copying fee to cover the cost of transfer.
I also understand that I do not have to sign this authorization in order to receive treatment from ZIMA Medical Group PLLC.