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Patient Rights

As a patient you have the right to:

  • Receive considerate and respectful care.
  • Receive private and confidential care.
  • Know who is responsible for coordinating your care.
  • Ask for and receive complete and understandable information about your condition and care.
  • Participate in decisions regarding your care.
  • Refuse treatment.
  • Access your medical record.
  • Receive an explanation of your bill.
  • Exercise your cultural and spiritual beliefs.
  • Voice concerns to administration or medical staff without fear of reprisals or discrimination.

As a patient you have the responsibility to:

  • Provide complete and accurate medical and insurance information.
  • Ask questions when you are in doubt.
  • Communicate changes in your health and/or condition to your care givers.
  • Pay your medical bills promptly.
  • Follow your health care provider’s instructions or discuss with them any obstacles you may have in complying with your prescribed treatment plan.
  • Accept responsibility for refusing treatment or not following your treatment plan.
  • Show consideration for others around you, including other patients and staff.
  • Follow all policies affecting patient conduct and care.
  • To submit your paid receipts to your personal insurance provider.