Privacy Policy

L.E. Phillips Libertas Treatment Center serves Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, and the surrounding communities. We are committed to protecting the healthcare information of its patients pursuant to the federal guidelines outlined in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

We are required by law to maintain the privacy of your health information. However, some circumstances may occur where your protected health information may be used or disclosed. This privacy policy describes how we may use and disclose your protected health information and your rights to access and control this information.

Your "protected health information" means any of your written and oral health information, including demographic data that can be used to identify you. This is health information that is created or received by your health care provider and that relates to your past, present, or future physical or mental health condition.

To read our our privacy policy click on one of the links below:

Notice of Privacy Practice

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If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact us.

Website Privacy Policy

We are concerned about your privacy while visiting our site and want you to feel comfortable about any personal information that you might furnish while accessing this site. We have created this statement to demonstrate our commitment to online privacy. It discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.

Collecting Information About You

You may visit our website without submitting any information about yourself. If you send us an e-mail, enroll in a class, subscribe to a publication, or request information, you will be asked to submit information about yourself. We will use this information for replying to your message or forwarding the requested material. We do not share this information with any other partners, affiliates, or other organizations.

Upon any visit to our site, we gather information regarding how you use our website with Google Analytics. This information is used to determine the nature of the information that is of interest to our customers.

Links to Other Websites

This site may include links providing direct access to other websites. L.E. Phillips Libertas Treatment Center takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on those other sites and does not exert any editorial or other control over those other sites. Inclusion of the other sites by links does not imply any endorsement of the material or information on the other sites. This site contains links to other sites, and we are not responsible for their privacy practices or content.

Email and Form Submissions

Please note that L.E. Phillips Libertas Treatment Center will not respond to any questions concerning a specific medical or health condition submitted via our website. If you submit such a request, you will receive a standard response that you should consult with your own healthcare professional. Of course, we will not intentionally share the contents of this type of an email with any third party. However, due to the nature of electronic communications, we cannot and do not provide any assurances that the contents of your e-mail will not become known or accessible to third parties. We urge you not to provide any confidential information about you or your health to us via electronic communication. If you do so, it is at your own risk.

Website Terms of Use

This is provided for informational and educational purposes and is not intended as medical advice, nor is it intended to create any physician-patient relationship. Please remember the information on this website should not substitute for a consultation with a healthcare provider. The views or opinions expressed in the resources provided do not necessarily reflect those of L.E. Phillips Libertas Treatment Center or their staff. By using this website, you accept these terms of use.

Our Duties

L.E. Phillips Libertas Treatment Center is required by law to maintain the privacy of your health information and to provide you with this notice of our duties and practices. We are required to abide by terms of this notice as may be amended from time to time. We reserve the right to change these terms and make the new notice provisions effective for all protected health information that we maintain.

Complaints

You have the right to express complaints to L.E. Phillips Libertas Treatment Center and to the Secretary of Health and Human Services if you believe that your privacy rights have been violated.

Contacts

L.E. Phillips Libertas Treatment Center's contact person for all issues regarding patient privacy and your rights under the federal privacy standards is the Privacy Officer. Information regarding matters covered by this notice can be requested by calling the Privacy Officer at 715.726.3233.

Patient Directory

Unless you object, we may use your health information, such as your name, location in our facility, and religious affiliation for our hospital patient directory. The information about you contained in our patient directory will be released to people who ask for you by name. However, the information about your religious affiliation will only be disclosed to clergy members.

Effective Date

This notice is effective April 14, 2003.