The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act was passed to combat wasteA fraud and abuse in health insurance and health care delivery. It protects the security and privacy of physical and electronic private health information.
Understanding Your Private Health Information
Each time you are treated as a patient or resident of Greenville Regional Hospital, a record is made of your visit. This record may contain information about your symptoms, examinations, test results, diagnosis, treatment and plans for future treatments. This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can obtain access to this information. (You can find a digital copy of the Greenville Regional Hospital privacy notice here).