PATIENT RESPONSIBILITIES

Your responsibilities as a patient of Care 4 U Community Health Center (C4UCHC) is to ensure that your course of care is as effective as possible and to protect your well-being and that of your care providers and fellow patients.

As a patient of the C4UCHC, your responsibilities include:

  • You are responsible to follow the rules and regulations set by C4UCHC that affect patient care and conduct.

  • You are responsible to maintain the confidentiality of other patients.

  • You are responsible to treat all C4UCHC staff, volunteers, and patients respectfully; you will not be verbally or physically abusive.

  • You are responsible to keep your medical appointments and if you are unable to keep your appointment to notify Care 4 U Community Health Center .

 

  • You are responsible to provide C4UCHC staff with an update of any changes in your status (physical, financial, emotional).

 

  • You are responsible to follow the treatment plan recommended by C4UCHC.

 

  • You are responsible to follow the treatment plan that you have developed with your physician, therapist and/or case manager.

 

  • You are responsible to give C4UCHC accurate and complete information about your medical conditions, past illnesses, hospitalizations, medications and other matters relating to your health.

 

  • You are responsible to attend your primary care, specialty services, and referral appointments.

 

  • You are responsible for getting prior approval from your doctor to see another doctor or specialist as required by Medicaid, Medipass or other insurance, if it is required for the service.

 

  • You are responsible to make sure that any and all bills relating to your health care are paid on time.

 

The Patient’s Bill of Rights and Responsibilities is created to promote the interests and well-being of patients and to promote better communication between the patient and the health care provider. Florida law requires that we recognize your rights while you are receiving medical care at our center, and that you respect our right to expect certain behaviors from you. See Section 381.026, Florida Statutes for more information.

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