Your demographic information is a vital part of your care. It is protected by HIPAA and therefore cannot be shared or altered without patient consent.
What is considered demographic information?
Why is it important?
Demographic information is vital for medical billing, insurance, communications, and patient identification. Out-of-date demographic information can lead to:
How you can update your information:
We try to update this information on an annual basis. You can review our previous post on HIPAA (Be HIP(PA) and Know Your Rights) to learn how we protect your information. If you have questions, concerns, or any changes in the new year, please do not hesitate to call our office.
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