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.
At Sav-Rx, we are committed to providing you with premier Pharmacy Benefit Management services backed by our Personal Touch Customer Service. And while information about you is fundamental to our ability to do this, we fully recognize the importance of keeping personal and account information secure.
To provide you the full range of Pharmacy Benefit services, Sav-Rx may share information about you both within Sav-Rx and outside of Sav-Rx with other companies. We want you to understand our information safeguards, what information we collect, what information we share, and the benefits you receive when we share information about you.
This notice describes the privacy practices of Sav-Rx Prescription Services, A & A Drug, Inc., Sav-Rx of Illinois and The Florida Pharmacy LLC (collectively "Sav-Rx"), for pharmacy benefit administration and pharmacy dispensing governed by the laws of the United States. This notice explains Sav-Rx's information collection and sharing practices.
Our Security Procedures
Sav-Rx is required by law to maintain the privacy of your protected health information and to provide you with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your protected health information. Access to information about you is restricted to the people of Sav-Rx who require it to fill, dispense and mail your prescriptions and the people who support the administration of your prescription benefit. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards for the security of information.
When Sav-Rx shares information about you with companies outside of Sav-Rx, we require our Business Associates to impose safeguards, use it only for a permitted purpose, and to return it to us or destroy it once that purpose is served. We limit the amount of information shared to what is appropriate to provide administration of pharmacy benefits efficiently. Sav-Rx requires any company receiving information from Sav-Rx to sign a Confidentiality Agreement containing these requirements and obligations so that company will protect the information as we would.
Information We Collect
Sav-Rx collects and uses nonpublic personal information about you to conduct our business and to consistently deliver the premier Customer Service you expect from us. Sources of information include the following:
Information We Share Within Sav-Rx
We may share all of the information we collect about you with employees of Sav-Rx to provide you with an accurate and timely pharmacy benefit. The information shared with an employee will vary based on their job function and the least amount of information they need to efficiently complete their portion of the administration of your pharmacy benefit. To do so, we allow access to portions of your personal information based on a unique logon name and password. Each unique name is associated with a job function that has associated to it and, therefore, has access to, only the personal information required to efficiently completing their portion of the administration of your pharmacy benefit. This may include identification (such as name and address), transaction information (such as prescription information), payment information (such as credit card information and payment transaction information), utilization information (such as drug, strength, dosage, cost and drug utilization review information) and other information. This information may be used to identify recommended changes in therapy, drug, strength or dosage for the purposes of increasing efficacy or decreasing costs.
Information We Share With Others
Sav-Rx shares information outside of Sav-Rx for the purpose of increasing the efficacy of your pharmacy treatment or to decrease the cost of your pharmacy benefit. Sav-Rx shares information about you with the following:
We are also permitted by law to share information about you with other companies in certain circumstances. For instance, we may share all of the information we collect with companies assisting us in servicing your pharmacy benefit, pharmaceutical manufacturers who offer alternative therapies or reduced costs for specific products and with government entities in response to subpoenas or regulatory requirements.
Information About Your Choice
We're dedicated to serving your needs and to respecting your choices related to privacy. Any other uses or disclosers of your personal health information will only be made upon receipt of your signed and dated authorization for such disclosure. The authorization will include a description of the information to be used or disclosed, the individual or group requesting the information, the reason or purpose of the requested use or disclosure and an expiration date or expiration event that limits the time allowed for the disclosure. There is potential that the information authorized to be disclosed by Sav-Rx will be redisclosed by the recipient. Sav-Rx will provide a copy of the written authorization to you upon completion of the authorization form. You may revoke this authorization by providing Sav-Rx with a signed and dated letter stating that the authorization is revoked.
You have the right to request restrictions on the use and disclosure of your protected health information. Sav-Rx may or may not agree to the restrictions dependent only on their impact to the treatment, payment or operations of your prescription drugs and your prescription drug benefit. You have the right to receive confidential communications of your protected health information. You have the right to inspect and copy your protected health information as defined by Section 164.520 and Section 164.524 of the HIPAA Privacy Regulations. You have a right to amend your protected health information. You have the right to receive an accounting of disclosures made by Sav-Rx of your protected health information. You have the right to receive a paper copy of this notification by requesting it from Sav-Rx. This notice updates and replaces any previous notices from Sav-Rx about privacy, security, and protection of information. Sav-Rx is required by law to abide by the terms of this notice for as long as they remain in effect. For additional information regarding Sav-Rx's privacy practices concerning the Internet, and to view the most recent version of this privacy notice, please go to www.savrx.com
For further information regarding our Privacy Policies or to file a complaint if you believe that your privacy rights have been violated, please
The Office of the Privacy Officer
Sav-Rx Prescription Services
224 North Park Avenue
Fremont, NE 68025
All requests and complaints will be handled as efficiently as possible. Sav-Rx will ensure that no retaliation will occur in response to a complaint filed with Sav-Rx.
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