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70 W 49th St. Hialeah, Fl 33012-PH: 305-822-8234-FAX:822-8234
Vida Pharmacy NOTICE OF PRIVACY

THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW HEALTH INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED
AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.

We at Vida Pharmacy are required by law to maintain the privacy of Protected Health Information (“PHI”) and to provide you with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to PHI. References to “Vida Pharmacy,” “we,” “us,” and “our” include Vida Pharmacy. and the members of its affiliated covered entity. An affiliated covered entity is a group of organizations under common ownership or control who designate themselves as a single affiliated covered entity for purposes of compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”). Vida Pharmacy, its employees, workforce members and members of the Vida Pharmacy affiliated covered entity who are involved in providing and coordinating health care are all bound to follow the terms of this Notice of Privacy Practices (“Notice”). The members of the Vida Pharmacy affiliated covered entity will share PHI with each other for the treatment, payment and health care operations of the affiliated covered entity and as permitted by HIPAA and this Notice.

For a complete list of the members of Vida Pharmacy affiliated covered entity, please contact the Privacy Office. PHI is information that may identify you and that relates to your past, present, or future physical or mental health or condition, the provision of health care products and services to you or payment for such services. This Notice describes how we may use and disclose PHI about you, as well as how you obtain access to such PHI. This Notice also describes your rights with respect to your PHI. We are required by HIPAA to provide this Notice to you. Vida Pharmacy is required to follow the terms of this Notice or any change to it that is in effect. We reserve the right to change our practices and this Notice and to make the new Notice effective for all PHI we maintain. If we do so, the updated Notice will be posted on our website and will be available at our facilities and locations where you receive health care products and services from us. Upon request, we will provide any revised Notice to you.

How We May Use and Disclose Your PHI

The following categories describe different ways that we use and disclose your PHI. We have provided you with examples in certain categories;
however, not every permissible use or disclosure will be listed in this Notice. Note that some types of PHI, such as HIV information, genetic
information, alcohol and/or substance abuse records, and mental health records may be subject to special confidentiality protections under applicable
state or federal law and we will abide by these special protections. If you would like additional information about special state law protections, you may contact the Privacy Office.

I. Uses and Disclosures Of PHI That Do Not Require Your Prior Authorization
Except where prohibited by federal or state laws that require special privacy protections, we may use and disclose your PHI for treatment, payment and health care operations without your prior authorization as follows:
Treatment. We may use and disclose your PHI to provide and coordinate the treatment, medications and services you receive. For example, we may
disclose PHI to pharmacists, doctors, nurses, technicians and other personnel involved in your health care. We may also disclose your PHI with other
third parties, such as hospitals, other pharmacies and other health care facilities and agencies to facilitate the provision of health care services,
medications, equipment and supplies you may need. This helps to coordinate your care and make sure that everyone who is involved in your care has
the information that they need about you to meet your health care needs.
Payment. We may use and disclose your PHI in order to obtain payment for the health care products and services that we provide to you and for other payment activities related to the services that we provide. For example, we may contact your insurer, pharmacy benefit manager or other health care payor to determine whether it will pay for health care products and services you need and to determine the amount of your co-payment. We will bill you or a third-party payor for the cost of health care products and services we provide to you. The information on or accompanying the bill may include information that identifies you, as well as information about the services that were provided to you or the medications you are taking. We may also disclose your PHI to other health care providers or HIPAA covered entities who may need it for their payment activities.
Health Care Operations. We may use and disclose your PHI for our health care operations. Health care operations are activities necessary for us to
operate our health care businesses. For example, we may use your PHI to monitor the performance of the staff and pharmacists providing treatment to you. We may use your PHI as part of our efforts to continually improve the quality and effectiveness of the health care products and services we
provide. We may also analyze PHI to improve the quality and efficiency of health care, for example, to assess and improve outcomes for health care
conditions. We may also disclose your PHI to other HIPAA covered entities that have provided services to you so that they can improve the quality and
effectiveness of the health care services that they provide. We may use your PHI to create de-identified data, which is stripped of your identifiable data and no longer identifies you.We may also use and disclose your PHI without your prior authorization for the following purposes:
Business Associates. We may contract with third parties to perform certain services for us, such as billing services, copy services or consulting
services. These third party service providers, referred to as Business Associates, may need to access your PHI to perform services for us. They are
required by contract and law to protect your PHI and only use and disclose it as necessary to perform their services for us. To Communicate with Individuals Involved in Your Care or Payment for Your Care. We may disclose to a family member, other relative, close personal friend, or any other person you identify, PHI directly relevant to that person’s involvement in your care or payment related to your care.
Additionally, we may disclose PHI to your “personal representative.” If a person has the authority by law to make health care decisions for you, we will generally regard that person as your “personal representative” and treat him or her the same way we would treat you with respect to your PHI.
Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”). We may disclose to persons under the jurisdiction of the FDA, PHI relative to adverse events with respect
to drugs, foods, supplements, products and product defects, or post-marketing surveillance information to enable product recalls, repairs, or
replacement.
Worker’s Compensation. To the extent necessary to comply with law, we may disclose your PHI to worker’s compensation or other similar programs established by law.
Public Health. We may disclose your PHI to public health or legal authorities charged with preventing or controlling disease, injury, or disability,
including the FDA. In certain circumstances, we may also report work-related illnesses and injuries to employers for workplace safety purposes.
Law Enforcement. We may disclose your PHI for law enforcement purposes as required or permitted by law – for example, in response to a
subpoena or court order, in response to a request from law enforcement, and to report limited information in certain circumstances.
As Required by Law. We will disclose your PHI when required to do so by federal, state or local law.


Health Oversight Activities. We may disclose your PHI to an oversight agency for activities authorized by law. These oversight activities include
audits, investigations, inspections, and credentialing, as necessary for licensure and for the government to monitor the health care system, governmentprograms and compliance with civil rights laws.

Judicial and Administrative Proceedings. If you are involved in a lawsuit or a dispute, we may disclose your PHI in response to a court or
administrative order. We may also disclose your PHI in response to a subpoena, discovery request, or other lawful process instituted by someone else
involved in the dispute, but only if efforts have been made, either by the requesting party or us, to first tell you about the request or to obtain an order
protecting the information requested.
Research. We may use your PHI to conduct research and we may disclose your PHI to researchers as authorized by law. For example, we may use or
disclose your PHI as part of a research study when the research has been approved by an institutional review board or privacy board that has reviewedthe research proposal and established protocols to ensure the privacy of your information.
Coroners, Medical Examiners and Funeral Directors. We may release your PHI to coroners or medical examiners so that they can carry out their
duties. This may be necessary, for example, to identify a deceased person or determine the cause of death. We may also disclose PHI to funeral
directors consistent with applicable law to enable them to carry out their duties.
Organ or Tissue Procurement Organizations. Consistent with applicable law, we may disclose your PHI to organ procurement organizations or other entities engaged in the procurement, banking, or transplantation of organs for the purpose of tissue donation and transplant.
Notification. We may use or disclose your PHI to notify or assist in notifying a family member, personal representative, or another person responsible
for your care, regarding your location and general condition.
Disaster Relief. We may use and disclose your PHI to organizations for purposes of disaster relief efforts.
Fundraising. As permitted by applicable law, we may contact you to provide you with information about our fundraising programs. You have the right
to “opt out” of receiving these communications and such fundraising materials will explain how you may request to opt out of future communications if you do not want us to contact you further for fundraising efforts.
Correctional Institution. If you are or become an inmate of a correctional institution, we may disclose to the institution, or its agents, PHI necessary for your health and the health and safety of other individuals.
To Avert a Serious Threat to Health or Safety. We may use and disclose your PHI when necessary to prevent a serious threat to your health and
safety or the health and safety of the public or another person.
Military and Veterans. If you are a member of the armed forces, we may release PHI about you as required by military command authorities. We
may also release PHI about foreign military personnel to the appropriate foreign military authority.
National Security, Intelligence Activities, and Protective Services for the President and Others. We may release PHI about you to
federal officials for intelligence, counterintelligence, protection of the President, and other national security activities authorized by law.
Victims of Abuse or Neglect. We may disclose PHI about you to a government authority if we reasonably believe you are a victim of abuse or
neglect. We will only disclose this type of information to the extent required by law, if you agree to the disclosure, or if the disclosure is allowed by law
and we believe it is necessary to prevent serious harm to you or someone else.

II. Uses and Disclosures of PHI that Require Your Prior Authorization
Specific Uses or Disclosures Requiring Authorization. We will obtain your written authorization for the use or disclosure of psychotherapy notes, use or disclosure of PHI for marketing, and for the sale of PHI, except in limited circumstances where applicable law allows such uses or disclosure without your authorization.
Other Uses and Disclosures. We will obtain your written authorization before using or disclosing your PHI for purposes other than those described in this Notice or otherwise permitted by law. You may revoke an authorization in writing at any time. Upon receipt of the written revocation, we will stop using or disclosing your PHI, except to the extent that we have already taken action in reliance on the authorization.
Your Health Information Rights:
Obtain a paper copy of the Notice upon request. You may request a copy of our current Notice at any time. Even if you have agreed to receive
the Notice electronically, you are still entitled to a paper copy. You may obtain a paper copy at the site where you obtain health care services from us or by contacting the Privacy Office. Request a restriction on certain uses and disclosures of PHI. You have the right to request additional restrictions on our use or disclosure of your PHI by sending a written request to the Privacy Office. We are not required to agree to the restrictions, except in the case where the disclosure is to a health plan for purposes of carrying out payment or health care operations, is not otherwise required by law, and the PHI pertains solely to a health care item or service for which you, or a person on your behalf, has paid in full.
Inspect and obtain a copy of PHI. With a few exceptions, you have the right to access and obtain a copy of the PHI that we maintain about you. If
we maintain an electronic health record containing your PHI, you have the right to request to obtain the PHI in an electronic format. To inspect or
obtain a copy of your PHI, you must send a written request to the Privacy Office. You may ask us to send a copy of your PHI to other individuals or
entities that you designate. We may deny your request to inspect and copy in certain limited circumstances. If you are denied access to your PHI, you
may request that the denial be reviewed.
Request an amendment of PHI. If you feel that PHI we maintain about you is incomplete or incorrect, you may request that we amend it. To request
an amendment, you must send a written request to the Privacy Office. You must include a reason that supports your request. If we deny your request for an amendment, we will provide you with a written explanation of why we denied it.
Receive an accounting of disclosures of PHI. With the exception of certain disclosures, you have a right to receive a list of the disclosures we
have made of your PHI, in the six years prior to the date of your request, to entities or individuals other than you. To request an accounting, you
must submit a request in writing to the Privacy Office. Your request must specify a time period.

Request communications of PHI by alternative means or at alternative locations. You have the right to request that we communicate with
you about health matters in a certain way or at a certain location. For instance, you may request that we contact you at a different residence or
post office box, or via e-mail or other electronic means. Please note if you choose to receive communications from us via e-mail or other electronic
means, those may not be a secure means of communication and your PHI that may be contained in our e-mails to you will not be encrypted. This means
that there is risk that your PHI in the e-mails may be intercepted and read by, or disclosed to, unauthorized third parties. To request confidential
communication of your PHI, you must submit a request in writing to the Privacy Office. Your request must tell us how or where you would like to be
contacted. We will accommodate all reasonable requests. However, if we are unable to contact you using the ways or locations you have requested, we
may contact you using the information we have.
Notification of a Breach. You have a right to be notified following a breach of your unsecured PHI, and we will notify you in accordance with
applicable law.

Where to obtain forms for submitting written requests. You may obtain forms for submitting written requests by contacting the Privacy Officer
at Vida Pharmacy Privacy Office, 70 W 49th St, Hialeah, Fl 333012 or by fax to 305-822-8246. For More Information or to Report a Problem If you have questions or would like additional information about Vida Pharmacy privacy practices, you may
contact our Privacy Officer at Vida Pharmacy Privacy Office, 70 W 49th St, Hialeah, Fl 333012 or by fax to 305-822-8246. If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you can file a complaint with the Privacy Officer or with the Secretary of Health and Human Services. There will be noretaliation for filing a complaint.
Effective Date This Notice is effective as of September 23, 2013.

About Us

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    HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practice
    70 W 49th St. Hialeah, Fl 33012-PH: 305-822-8234-FAX:822-8234
    Vida Pharmacy NOTICE OF PRIVACY

    THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW HEALTH INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED
    AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.

    We at Vida Pharmacy are required by law to maintain the privacy of Protected Health Information (“PHI”) and to provide you with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to PHI. References to “Vida Pharmacy,” “we,” “us,” and “our” include Vida Pharmacy. and the members of its affiliated covered entity. An affiliated covered entity is a group of organizations under common ownership or control who designate themselves as a single affiliated covered entity for purposes of compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”). Vida Pharmacy, its employees, workforce members and members of the Vida Pharmacy affiliated covered entity who are involved in providing and coordinating health care are all bound to follow the terms of this Notice of Privacy Practices (“Notice”). The members of the Vida Pharmacy affiliated covered entity will share PHI with each other for the treatment, payment and health care operations of the affiliated covered entity and as permitted by HIPAA and this Notice.

    For a complete list of the members of Vida Pharmacy affiliated covered entity, please contact the Privacy Office. PHI is information that may identify you and that relates to your past, present, or future physical or mental health or condition, the provision of health care products and services to you or payment for such services. This Notice describes how we may use and disclose PHI about you, as well as how you obtain access to such PHI. This Notice also describes your rights with respect to your PHI. We are required by HIPAA to provide this Notice to you. Vida Pharmacy is required to follow the terms of this Notice or any change to it that is in effect. We reserve the right to change our practices and this Notice and to make the new Notice effective for all PHI we maintain. If we do so, the updated Notice will be posted on our website and will be available at our facilities and locations where you receive health care products and services from us. Upon request, we will provide any revised Notice to you.

    How We May Use and Disclose Your PHI

    The following categories describe different ways that we use and disclose your PHI. We have provided you with examples in certain categories;
    however, not every permissible use or disclosure will be listed in this Notice. Note that some types of PHI, such as HIV information, genetic
    information, alcohol and/or substance abuse records, and mental health records may be subject to special confidentiality protections under applicable
    state or federal law and we will abide by these special protections. If you would like additional information about special state law protections, you may contact the Privacy Office.

    I. Uses and Disclosures Of PHI That Do Not Require Your Prior Authorization
    Except where prohibited by federal or state laws that require special privacy protections, we may use and disclose your PHI for treatment, payment and health care operations without your prior authorization as follows:
    Treatment. We may use and disclose your PHI to provide and coordinate the treatment, medications and services you receive. For example, we may
    disclose PHI to pharmacists, doctors, nurses, technicians and other personnel involved in your health care. We may also disclose your PHI with other
    third parties, such as hospitals, other pharmacies and other health care facilities and agencies to facilitate the provision of health care services,
    medications, equipment and supplies you may need. This helps to coordinate your care and make sure that everyone who is involved in your care has
    the information that they need about you to meet your health care needs.
    Payment. We may use and disclose your PHI in order to obtain payment for the health care products and services that we provide to you and for other payment activities related to the services that we provide. For example, we may contact your insurer, pharmacy benefit manager or other health care payor to determine whether it will pay for health care products and services you need and to determine the amount of your co-payment. We will bill you or a third-party payor for the cost of health care products and services we provide to you. The information on or accompanying the bill may include information that identifies you, as well as information about the services that were provided to you or the medications you are taking. We may also disclose your PHI to other health care providers or HIPAA covered entities who may need it for their payment activities.
    Health Care Operations. We may use and disclose your PHI for our health care operations. Health care operations are activities necessary for us to
    operate our health care businesses. For example, we may use your PHI to monitor the performance of the staff and pharmacists providing treatment to you. We may use your PHI as part of our efforts to continually improve the quality and effectiveness of the health care products and services we
    provide. We may also analyze PHI to improve the quality and efficiency of health care, for example, to assess and improve outcomes for health care
    conditions. We may also disclose your PHI to other HIPAA covered entities that have provided services to you so that they can improve the quality and
    effectiveness of the health care services that they provide. We may use your PHI to create de-identified data, which is stripped of your identifiable data and no longer identifies you.We may also use and disclose your PHI without your prior authorization for the following purposes:
    Business Associates. We may contract with third parties to perform certain services for us, such as billing services, copy services or consulting
    services. These third party service providers, referred to as Business Associates, may need to access your PHI to perform services for us. They are
    required by contract and law to protect your PHI and only use and disclose it as necessary to perform their services for us. To Communicate with Individuals Involved in Your Care or Payment for Your Care. We may disclose to a family member, other relative, close personal friend, or any other person you identify, PHI directly relevant to that person’s involvement in your care or payment related to your care.
    Additionally, we may disclose PHI to your “personal representative.” If a person has the authority by law to make health care decisions for you, we will generally regard that person as your “personal representative” and treat him or her the same way we would treat you with respect to your PHI.
    Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”). We may disclose to persons under the jurisdiction of the FDA, PHI relative to adverse events with respect
    to drugs, foods, supplements, products and product defects, or post-marketing surveillance information to enable product recalls, repairs, or
    replacement.
    Worker’s Compensation. To the extent necessary to comply with law, we may disclose your PHI to worker’s compensation or other similar programs established by law.
    Public Health. We may disclose your PHI to public health or legal authorities charged with preventing or controlling disease, injury, or disability,
    including the FDA. In certain circumstances, we may also report work-related illnesses and injuries to employers for workplace safety purposes.
    Law Enforcement. We may disclose your PHI for law enforcement purposes as required or permitted by law – for example, in response to a
    subpoena or court order, in response to a request from law enforcement, and to report limited information in certain circumstances.
    As Required by Law. We will disclose your PHI when required to do so by federal, state or local law.


    Health Oversight Activities. We may disclose your PHI to an oversight agency for activities authorized by law. These oversight activities include
    audits, investigations, inspections, and credentialing, as necessary for licensure and for the government to monitor the health care system, governmentprograms and compliance with civil rights laws.

    Judicial and Administrative Proceedings. If you are involved in a lawsuit or a dispute, we may disclose your PHI in response to a court or
    administrative order. We may also disclose your PHI in response to a subpoena, discovery request, or other lawful process instituted by someone else
    involved in the dispute, but only if efforts have been made, either by the requesting party or us, to first tell you about the request or to obtain an order
    protecting the information requested.
    Research. We may use your PHI to conduct research and we may disclose your PHI to researchers as authorized by law. For example, we may use or
    disclose your PHI as part of a research study when the research has been approved by an institutional review board or privacy board that has reviewedthe research proposal and established protocols to ensure the privacy of your information.
    Coroners, Medical Examiners and Funeral Directors. We may release your PHI to coroners or medical examiners so that they can carry out their
    duties. This may be necessary, for example, to identify a deceased person or determine the cause of death. We may also disclose PHI to funeral
    directors consistent with applicable law to enable them to carry out their duties.
    Organ or Tissue Procurement Organizations. Consistent with applicable law, we may disclose your PHI to organ procurement organizations or other entities engaged in the procurement, banking, or transplantation of organs for the purpose of tissue donation and transplant.
    Notification. We may use or disclose your PHI to notify or assist in notifying a family member, personal representative, or another person responsible
    for your care, regarding your location and general condition.
    Disaster Relief. We may use and disclose your PHI to organizations for purposes of disaster relief efforts.
    Fundraising. As permitted by applicable law, we may contact you to provide you with information about our fundraising programs. You have the right
    to “opt out” of receiving these communications and such fundraising materials will explain how you may request to opt out of future communications if you do not want us to contact you further for fundraising efforts.
    Correctional Institution. If you are or become an inmate of a correctional institution, we may disclose to the institution, or its agents, PHI necessary for your health and the health and safety of other individuals.
    To Avert a Serious Threat to Health or Safety. We may use and disclose your PHI when necessary to prevent a serious threat to your health and
    safety or the health and safety of the public or another person.
    Military and Veterans. If you are a member of the armed forces, we may release PHI about you as required by military command authorities. We
    may also release PHI about foreign military personnel to the appropriate foreign military authority.
    National Security, Intelligence Activities, and Protective Services for the President and Others. We may release PHI about you to
    federal officials for intelligence, counterintelligence, protection of the President, and other national security activities authorized by law.
    Victims of Abuse or Neglect. We may disclose PHI about you to a government authority if we reasonably believe you are a victim of abuse or
    neglect. We will only disclose this type of information to the extent required by law, if you agree to the disclosure, or if the disclosure is allowed by law
    and we believe it is necessary to prevent serious harm to you or someone else.

    II. Uses and Disclosures of PHI that Require Your Prior Authorization
    Specific Uses or Disclosures Requiring Authorization. We will obtain your written authorization for the use or disclosure of psychotherapy notes, use or disclosure of PHI for marketing, and for the sale of PHI, except in limited circumstances where applicable law allows such uses or disclosure without your authorization.
    Other Uses and Disclosures. We will obtain your written authorization before using or disclosing your PHI for purposes other than those described in this Notice or otherwise permitted by law. You may revoke an authorization in writing at any time. Upon receipt of the written revocation, we will stop using or disclosing your PHI, except to the extent that we have already taken action in reliance on the authorization.
    Your Health Information Rights:
    Obtain a paper copy of the Notice upon request. You may request a copy of our current Notice at any time. Even if you have agreed to receive
    the Notice electronically, you are still entitled to a paper copy. You may obtain a paper copy at the site where you obtain health care services from us or by contacting the Privacy Office. Request a restriction on certain uses and disclosures of PHI. You have the right to request additional restrictions on our use or disclosure of your PHI by sending a written request to the Privacy Office. We are not required to agree to the restrictions, except in the case where the disclosure is to a health plan for purposes of carrying out payment or health care operations, is not otherwise required by law, and the PHI pertains solely to a health care item or service for which you, or a person on your behalf, has paid in full.
    Inspect and obtain a copy of PHI. With a few exceptions, you have the right to access and obtain a copy of the PHI that we maintain about you. If
    we maintain an electronic health record containing your PHI, you have the right to request to obtain the PHI in an electronic format. To inspect or
    obtain a copy of your PHI, you must send a written request to the Privacy Office. You may ask us to send a copy of your PHI to other individuals or
    entities that you designate. We may deny your request to inspect and copy in certain limited circumstances. If you are denied access to your PHI, you
    may request that the denial be reviewed.
    Request an amendment of PHI. If you feel that PHI we maintain about you is incomplete or incorrect, you may request that we amend it. To request
    an amendment, you must send a written request to the Privacy Office. You must include a reason that supports your request. If we deny your request for an amendment, we will provide you with a written explanation of why we denied it.
    Receive an accounting of disclosures of PHI. With the exception of certain disclosures, you have a right to receive a list of the disclosures we
    have made of your PHI, in the six years prior to the date of your request, to entities or individuals other than you. To request an accounting, you
    must submit a request in writing to the Privacy Office. Your request must specify a time period.

    Request communications of PHI by alternative means or at alternative locations. You have the right to request that we communicate with
    you about health matters in a certain way or at a certain location. For instance, you may request that we contact you at a different residence or
    post office box, or via e-mail or other electronic means. Please note if you choose to receive communications from us via e-mail or other electronic
    means, those may not be a secure means of communication and your PHI that may be contained in our e-mails to you will not be encrypted. This means
    that there is risk that your PHI in the e-mails may be intercepted and read by, or disclosed to, unauthorized third parties. To request confidential
    communication of your PHI, you must submit a request in writing to the Privacy Office. Your request must tell us how or where you would like to be
    contacted. We will accommodate all reasonable requests. However, if we are unable to contact you using the ways or locations you have requested, we
    may contact you using the information we have.
    Notification of a Breach. You have a right to be notified following a breach of your unsecured PHI, and we will notify you in accordance with
    applicable law.

    Where to obtain forms for submitting written requests. You may obtain forms for submitting written requests by contacting the Privacy Officer
    at Vida Pharmacy Privacy Office, 70 W 49th St, Hialeah, Fl 333012 or by fax to 305-822-8246. For More Information or to Report a Problem If you have questions or would like additional information about Vida Pharmacy privacy practices, you may
    contact our Privacy Officer at Vida Pharmacy Privacy Office, 70 W 49th St, Hialeah, Fl 333012 or by fax to 305-822-8246. If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you can file a complaint with the Privacy Officer or with the Secretary of Health and Human Services. There will be noretaliation for filing a complaint.
    Effective Date This Notice is effective as of September 23, 2013.
       
       
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    HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practice

    JOSEPH PHARMACY 216 WEST 72ND STREET NEW YORK, NY 10023 TEL (212) 875-1718 FAX (212) 875-0921 E-Mail: JOSEPHPHARMACY@YAHOO.COM OR WWW.JOSEPHPHARMACY.COM NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES 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. JOSEPH PHARMACY is required by law to maintain the privacy of Protected Health Information ('PHI') and to provide individuals with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to PHI. PHI is information that may identify you and that relates to your past, present or future physical or mental health or condition and related health care services. This Notice of Privacy Practices ('Notice') describes how we may use and disclose PHI to carry out treatment, payment or health care operations and for other specified purposes that are permitted or required by law. The Notice also describes your rights and with respect to PHI about you. JOSEPH PHARMACY is required to follow the terms of this Notice. We will not use or disclose PHI about you without your written authorization, expect as described in this Notice. We reserve the right to change our practices and this Notice and to make the new Notice effective for all PHI we maintain. Upon request, we will provide any revised Notice to you. Your Health Information Rights You have the following rights with respect to PHI about you: *Obtain a paper copy of the Notice upon request. You may request a copy of the Notice at any time. Even if you have agreed to receive the Notice electronically, you are still entitled to a paper copy. To obtain a paper copy, contact the Privacy Officer at (212) 875-1718 or e-mail request to JOSEPHPHARMACY@YAHOO.COM. *Request a restriction on certain uses and disclosures of PHI. You have the right to request additional restrictions on our use and disclosure of PHI about you by sending a written request to the Privacy Officer or e-mailing the request to JOSEPHPHARMACY@YAHOO.COM. We are not required to agree to those restrictions. *Inspect and obtain a copy of PHI. You have the right to access and copy PHI about you contained in a designated record set for as long as JOSEPH PHARMACY maintains the PHI. The 'designated record set' usually will include prescription and billing records. To inspect or copy PHI about you, you must send a written request to the Privacy Officer or e-mail it to JOSEPHPHARMACY@YAHOO.COM. We may charge you a fee for the cost of copying, mailing and supplies that are necessary to fulfill your request. We may deny your request to inspect and copy in certain limited circumstances. If you are denied access to PHI about you, you may request that the denial be reviewed. *Request an amendment of PHI. If you feel that PHI we maintain about you is incomplete or incorrect, you may request that we amend it. You may request an amendment for as long as we maintain the PHI. To request an amendment, you must send a written request to the Privacy Officer or e-mail it to: JOSEPHPHARMACY@YAHOO.COM. In addition, you must include a reason that supports your request. In certain cases, we may deny your request for an amendment. If we deny your request for amendment, you have the right to file a statement of disagreement with the decision, and we give you a rebuttal to your statement. *Receive an accounting of disclosure of PHI. You have the right to receive an accounting of the disclosures we have made of PHI about you after April 14, 2003 for most purposes other than treatment, payment, or health care operations. The accounting will exclude disclosures we have made directly to you, disclosures to friends or family members involved in your care, and disclosures for notification purposes. The right to receive an accounting is subject to certain other exceptions, restrictions, and limitations. To request an accounting, you must submit a request in to the Privacy Officer or e-mail it to JOSEPHPHARMACY@YAHOO.COM. Your request must specify the time period, but may not be longer than six years. The first accounting you request within a 12 month period will be provided free of charge, but you may be charged for cost of providing additional accountings. We will notify you of the cost involved and you may choose to withdraw or modify your request at that time. *Request communications of PHI by alternative means or at alternative locations. For instance, you may request we contact you about medical matters only in writing or at a different residence or post office box. To request confidential communication of PHI about you, you must submit a request in writing to the Privacy Officer or e-mail it to JOSEPHPHARMACY@YAHOO.COM. Your request must state how or where you would like to be contacted. We will accommodate all reasonable requests. *Revoke your consent to use or disclose PHI. You may revoke consent in writing at any time. Upon receipt of the written revocation, we will stop using or disclosing PHI about you, except to the extent that that we have already taken action in reliance on the consent. We may refuse to continue to treat a customer that revokes his or her consent. Example of How We May Use and Disclose PHI The following categories describe and provide examples of different ways we use and disclose PHI about you. We will use PHI for treatment. Example: Information obtained by the pharmacist will be used to dispense prescription medications to you. We will document in your record information related to the medications dispensed to you and services provided to you. We will use PHI for payment. Example: We will contact your insurer or pharmacy benefit manager to determine whether it will pay for your prescription and the amount of your co-payment. We will bill you or third-party payer for the cost of prescription medications dispensed to you. The information on or accompanying the bill may include information that identifies you, as well as the prescriptions you are taking. We will use PHI for health care operations. Example: JOSEPH PHARMACY may use information in your health record to monitor the performance of the pharmacists providing treatment to you. This information will be used in an effort to continually improve the quality and effectiveness of the health care and service we provide. We are likely to use or disclose PHI for the following purposes: Business associates: There are some services provided by us through contracts with business associates. Examples include the analysis of prescription costs and their trends for groups and sub- groups of patient populations. When these services are contracted for, we may disclose PHI about you to our business associates so that they can perform the job we have asked them to do and bill you or your third-party payer for services rendered. To protect PHI about you, we require the business associate to appropriately safeguard the PHI. Communication with individuals involved in your care or payment for your care: Health professionals such as pharmacists, using their professional judgment, may disclose to a family member, other relative, close personal friend or any person you can identify, PHI relevant to that person's involvement in your care or payment related to your care. Personal communications: We may contact you to provide refill reminders or information about treatment alternatives or other health-related benefits and services that may be of interest to you. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): We may disclose to the FDA, or persons under the jurisdiction of the FDA, PHI relative to adverse events with respect to drugs, foods, supplements, products and product defects, or post marketing surveillance information to enable product recalls, repairs, or replacements. Worker's compensation: We may disclose PHI about you as authorized by and as necessary to comply with laws relating to worker's compensation or similar programs established by law. Public Health: As required by law, we may disclose PHI about you to public health or legal authorities charged with preventing or controlling disease, injury or disability. Law enforcement: We may disclose PHI about you for law enforcement purposes as required by law or in response to a valid subpoena or other legal process. Health Oversight activities: We must disclose PHI about you to an oversight agency for activities authorized by law. These oversight activities include audits, investigations, and inspections, as necessary for our licensure and for the government to monitor the health care system, government programs, and compliance with civil rights laws. Judicial and administrative proceedings: If you are involved in a lawsuit or dispute, we may disclose PHI about you in response to a court or administrative order. We may also disclose PHI about you in response to a subpoena, discovery request, or other lawful process by someone else involved in the dispute, but only if efforts have been made to tell you about the request or to obtain an order protecting the requested PHI. We are permitted to use and disclose PHI about you for the following purposes: Research: We may disclose PHI about you to researchers when an institutional review board that has reviewed the research proposal and established protocols to ensure the privacy of your information has approved their research. Coroners, medical examiners, and funeral directors: We may release PHI about you to a coroner or medical examiner. This may be necessary, for example, to identify a deceased person or determine the cause of death. We may also disclose PHI to funeral directors consistent with applicable law to carry out their duties. Organ or tissue procurement organizations: Consistent with applicable law, we may disclose PHI about you to organ procurement organizations or other entities engaged in the procurement, banking, or transplantation of organs for the purpose of tissue donation and transplant. Fundraising: We may contact you as part of a fundraising effort. Notification: We may use or disclose PHI about you to notify or assist in notifying a family member, personal representative, or another person responsible for your care, your location, and your general condition. Correctional institution: If you are or become an inmate of a correctional institution, we may disclose PHI to the institution or its agents when necessary for your health or the health and safety of others. To avert a serious threat to health and safety: We may use and disclose PHI about you when necessary to prevent a serious threat to your health and safety or the health and safety of the public or another person. Military or veterans: If you are a member of the armed forces, we may release PHI about you to authorized federal officials for intelligence, counterintelligence, and other national security activities authorized by law. National Security and intelligence activities: We may release PHI about you to authorized federal officials for intelligence, counterintelligence, and other national security activities authorized by law. Protective services for the President and others: We may disclose PHI about you to authorized federal officials so they may provide protection to the President, other authorized persons or foreign heads of state or conduct special investigations. Victims of abuse, neglect, or domestic violent: We may disclose PHI about you to a government authority, such as a social service, or protective service agency. If we reasonably believe you are a victim of abuse, neglect, or domestic violence. We will only disclose this type of information to the extent required by law, if you agree to the disclosure of if the disclosure is allowed by law and we believe it is necessary to prevent serious harm to you or someone else or the law enforcement or public official that is to receive the report represents that it is necessary and will not be used against you. Other Uses and Disclosures of PHI JOSEPH PHARMACY will obtain your written authorization before using or disclosing the PHI about you for purposes other than those provided above or as otherwise permitted or required by law. You may revoke an authorization in writing at any time. Upon receipt of the written revocation, we will stop using or disclosing PHI about you, except to the extent that we have already taken action in reliance on the authorization. For More Information or to Report a Problem If you have questions or would like additional information about Joseph Pharmacy's privacy practices, you may contact our privacy officer. If you believe your privacy right have been violated, you can file a complaint with our HIPAA privacy officer or with the Secretary of Health and Human Services. There will be no retaliation for filing a complaint. Effective Date

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    MEDILANE DRUG CORP NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES 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. LEGAL DUTY We are required by federal and state law to maintain the privacy of your health information. We are also required to give you this notice about our privacy practices, our legal duties and your rights concerning your health information. We must follow the privacy practices that are described in this Notice while it is in effect. This notice takes effect April 14, 2003 and will remain in effect until we replace it. You may request a copy of our Privacy Practice Notice at any time. For more information or additional copies of this Notice, please contact us at the telephone number listed in the Company Information section at the top of this Notice. If and when permitted by applicable law, we have the right to change our privacy practices; if we do so, we will notify you in writing of these changes. USE AND DISCLOSURES OF HEALTH INFORMATION We are permitted by law, to use and disclose health information about you for reasons concerning treatment, payment, and healthcare operations. Examples: Treatment: We may disclose your health information to a physician or healthcare provider that is providing treatment or other healthcare services to you. Payment: We may use and disclose your health information to obtain payment for services that we provide to you. Operations: We may use and disclose your health information in connection with our healthcare operations, which include administration and planning and other tasks that help us improve that quality. Family and Friends: We may disclose your health information to a family member, relative or a friend that has been identified by you while you are present. If you are not present, professional judgment will be utilized to determine whether a disclosure is required or in your best interest. We will only disclose information that is believed to be relevant to the person's involvement with your healthcare of payment related to your health care. We may also disclose your health information in order to notify such persons of your location, general condition or death. As required by law: We must disclose your health information when required to do so by law. Victims of Abuse or Neglect: We may disclose your health information to authorities if reasonable belief is that you are a possible victim of abuse, neglect or domestic violence. We may disclose information to the extent necessary to avert additional serious threat to your health or safety or the health or safety of others. Public Health Activities: We may disclose your health information to public health authorities for the purpose of preventing or controlling disease or preventing injury; to report information to a health oversight agency that is responsible for ensuring compliance with governmental rules and regulations, such as Medicare and Medicaid. National Security: We may disclose to military authorities the health information of Armed Forces personnel under certain circumstances. We may disclose to authorized federal officials health information required for lawful intelligence, counter intelligence, and other national security activities. Appointment Reminders: We may contact you to provide you with appointment reminders, such as voice messages; including essential information such as time, location, and the name of the company/provider. Workers' Compensation: We may use or disclose your health information to the extent necessary to comply with state laws relating to workers' compensation. Disclosures Requiring your Authorization: For any reasons other than those listed in this notice, we may only use or disclose your health information with your written authorization. You authorization must also be obtained prior to using your health information for any marketing activity. YOUR RIGHTS TO YOUR PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION Access to Record: You may have access to your health information, with limited exceptions. Request must be made in writing, utilizing our Records Access Request Form. We may charge a reasonable fee to compensate for time and materials. Revocation of your Authorization: You make revoke your authorization to disclose your health information at any time. Request must be made in writing, using our Authorization Revocation form. Restriction of Information: You may request that we place restrictions on our use or disclosure of your health information. You must make you request in writing by sending us a letter that specifies the type of information to be restricted and to whom the information is to be restricted from. Requests should be sent directly to the address listed in the heading of this Notice. We will consider all requests: however are not required to agree to the request. We will respond to all such requests in writing. Disclosure Accounting: You may request a list of instances in which we (or our business associates) disclosed your health information for purposes, other than treatment, payment, healthcare operations and certain other activities, for the last 6 years, but not before April 14, 2003. You must make your request in writing by sending us a letter that specifies the type of information and the time period involved. Requests should be sent directly to the address listed in the heading of this Notice. If you request this information more than once in a 12-month period, we may charge you a reasonable fee to compensate for our time and materials. Alternative Communication: You may request that we communicate with you about your health information by alternative means or to an alternative location. You must make your request in writing by sending a letter that specifies the alternative means of location and provide satisfactory explanation how payments will be handled under the alternative means or location you have requested. Requests should be sent directly to the address listed in the header of this Notice. Amendment: You have the right to request that we amend your health information. You must make your request in writing by sending a letter that explains why the information should be amended. Requests should be sent directly to the address listed in the header of this Notice. We will comply to your request unless we believe that the information to be amended is accurate and complete. Right to Receive Paper Copy of this Notice: Upon request, you may obtain a paper copy of this notice. QUESTIONS OR COMPLAINTS If you are concerned that we may have violated your privacy rights, or if you disagree with a decision we have made about a request for access to your health information, a request you have made to amend or restrict the use or disclosure of your health information or a request you have made for us to communication with your by alternative means or locations, you may complain to us using the contact information listed in the header of this Notice. You may also submit a written complaint to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. We will provide you with the address to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services upon request. If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints about this Notice, please contact us.