Patients have a right to be notified of their rights and responsibilities before initiation of care or treatment. The family or guardian may exercise the Patient’s rights when the Patient has been judged incompetent. Agency has an obligation to protect and promote the following rights of their Patient:
Additional Rights and Responsibilities as outlined by the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services include:
As a home health patient seeking services through Medicare or Medicaid, you have the privacy rights listed below:
You can ask the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to see, review, copy or correct your personal health information which that Federal agency maintains in its HHA OASIS System of Records.
The following information pertains to patients who do not have Medicare or Medicaid coverage: