This notice describes our privacy practices concerning sharing of your personal health information. We protect your confidentiality in accordance with federal and Colorado state law. Your treatment records with Vitalitas are confidential. However, Vitalitas may share your information without your prior authorization in the following situations:
• Your treatment. Vitalitas may share your health information to provide, manage, and coordinate your care, including sharing your information with medical providers within Vitalitas as well as providers outside of Vitalitas.
• Payment. Vitalitas may share personal information to collect payment for products and services.
• Health care operations. Vitalitas may share your information for the purposes of health care operations, including but not limited to quality assessment and improvement, development of clinical guidelines, management and care coordination, review of provider competence, medical review, auditing, fraud detection, and business management.
In addition to these purposes, you may also authorize release of your information to third-parties by completing and signing the authorization form, available per patient request.