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HIPAA Privacy Notice

Washington Regional is committed to protecting the confidentiality of your health information. The System creates a record of the care and services you receive at our facilities. We need this record to provide you with quality care and to comply with certain legal requirements. This notice will inform you as to the ways we may use and disclose information about you and your health (“health information”). This notice also describes your rights and certain obligations we have regarding the use and disclosure of your health information.

This notice applies to all of the records of your care generated or maintained by the System, whether made by Washington Regional personnel or your doctor. 

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) requires that Washington Regional maintain the privacy of your health information and provide you this notice as to our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to health information. When Washington Regional uses or discloses health information, it is required to abide by the terms of this notice. Washington Regional reserves the right to change our privacy practices and this notice. We reserve the right to make the revised or changed notice effective for health information we already have about you as well as any information we receive in the future. Our current notice may be accessed below. Revised notices will also be posted in facility patient waiting areas. You may also receive current copies of our notice by sending a written request to the System privacy officer.

Washington Regional is required by law to let you know promptly if a breach occurs that may have compromised the privacy of security of your health information.

If you have any questions about this notice, contact the Washington Regional Privacy Officer at 479.463.7641, compliance@wregional.com or by writing to Washington Regional Privacy Officer, 3215 N. Northhills Blvd., Fayetteville, AR 72703.

Click here to view and/or download the Notice of Privacy Practices: "Your Information. Your Rights. Our Responsibilities."
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.