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.
The New York Medicaid program must tell you how we use, share, and protect your health information. The New York Medicaid program includes regular Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care, Family Health Plus, and Child Health Plus. The program is administered by the New York State Department of Health and the Local Departments of Social Services.
Your health information is private.
We are required to keep your information private, share your information only when we need to, and follow the privacy practices in this notice. We must make special efforts to protect the names of people who get HIV/AIDS or drug and alcohol services.
We are required to notify you should a breach of your information occur.