The following is an accounting of the ways that ERMI is permitted, by law, to use and disclose your PHI.
Uses and disclosures of PHI for Treatment: We will use the PHI that we receive from you to provide you with medical devices and coordinate or manage your health care.
Uses and disclosures of PHI for Payment: ERMI will disclose your PHI to obtain payment or reimbursement from insurers for your health care services.
Uses and disclosures of PHI for Health Care Operations: ERMI may use your PHI to conduct quality assessments, improvement activities, and evaluate the workforce. The following is an accounting of additional ways in which ERMI is permitted or required to use or disclose PHI about you without your written authorization.
Uses and disclosures as required by law: ERMI is required to use or disclose PHI about you as required and as limited by law.
Uses and disclosure for Public Health Activities: ERMI may use or disclose PHI about you to a public health authority that is authorized by law to collect for the purpose of preventing or controlling disease, injury, or disability.
Uses and disclosure about victims of abuse, neglect or domestic violence: ERMI may use or disclose PHI about you to a government authority if it is reasonably believed you are a victim of abuse, neglect or domestic violence.
Uses and disclosures for health oversight activities: ERMI may use or disclose PHI about you to a health oversight agency for oversight activities that it is authorized by law to conduct.