HIPAA Privacy Practices

  1. About This Notice

    The City of Waukesha Fire Department is required by law to maintain the privacy of certain confidential health care information, known as Protected Health Information or PHI, and to provide you with a notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your PHI.

  2. Patient Rights

    As a patient, you have a number of rights with respect to the protection of your PHI.

  3. Use & Disclosure of PHI Without Your Authorization

    The City of Waukesha Fire Department is permitted to use PHI without your written authorization, or opportunity to object in certain situations.

  4. Uses & Disclosures of PHI

    In most situations we may use this information as described in this Notice without your permission, but there are some situations where we may use it only after we obtain your written authorization, if we are required by law to do so.