Patient Rights and Responsibilities

Your and your family are an important part of our health care team, and you play a vital role in making your care safe. It is important that you are aware of your rights and responsibilities.

Notice of Privacy Practices

The following documents describe CHKD's policy on protecting our patients' privacy and your responsibilities as a patient.

Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

HIPAA was signed into law in 1996 (Public Law 104-191). Title II, subsection "F" require processes and actions to adoption of standards for security, privacy and healthcare transactions. All employees of Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters Health System, including Children's Medical Group employees, have been educated about HIPAA.