This Notice of Privacy Practices describes how West Virginia University Hospitals (WVUH); University Health Associates (UHA); West Virginia University and its healthcare component (WVU); and each of their affiliates, may use and disclose your health information to carry out treatment, payment, or healthcare operations and for other purposes that are permitted or required by law. It also describes your rights to access and control your protected health information.
"Protected health information" is information about you, including demographic information, that may identify you and that relates to your past, present or future physical or mental health or condition, and related health care services.
Although we have always been dedicated to respecting the privacy and confidentiality of our patients, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 now provides additional minimum safeguards that we are required by law to abide by. If you have any questions please contact the MyWVUChart Customer Support at 1-866-98-CHART
Complete Notice of Privacy Practices