Patient Rights


  1. Receive privacy and respect while you receive your health care.
  2. Receive polite and respectful care.
  3. Receive health care that is based on American Psychiatric Association standards and guidelines.
  4. Receive timely and reasonable answers to your questions.
  5. Be seen within reasonable time.
  6. Be informed of who is in charge of approving and administering your procedures or treatment.
  7. Be informed about what services are available to help you.
  8. Be given care that is sensitive to one’s developmental needs.
  9. Have access to your medical records and other protected health information.
  10. Have the ability to correct errors in your medical records.
  11. Be told of medical choices for care or treatment.
  12. Refuse treatment and to be told of the effects of your choice.
  13. Receive access to medical treatment no matter your race, sex, creed, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, disability or other protected classification.
  14. Practice your cultural values and spiritual beliefs as long as they do not interfere with the well-being of others or are within the limits of the law.
  15. Receive a copy of billing information and explanation of charges upon request.
  16. Take part in decision about the plan for your health care.


  1. Giving true and complete information about your present and past health and family history.
  2. Providing information to your healthcare professional about any change in your health.
  3. Providing information to your healthcare professional about any care you received outside of our practice.
  4. Letting your healthcare professional know of any concerns that you have.
  5. Telling your healthcare professional if you do not understand your treatment plan and what is expected of you.
  6. Keeping appointments when scheduled and notifying us in advance if you cannot.
  7. Following the plan of care agreed upon by you and your healthcare professional.
  8. Being responsible for your actions if you refuse treatment or do not follow the agreed upon plan of care between you and your healthcare professional.
  9. Paying your bill.
  10. Being considerate of the rights of others and following office policies.
  11. Appropriately using any medication prescribed to you.
  12. Not engaging in destructive behavior contrary to your treatment plan.

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