Privacy Policy

Tynbil is required by law to maintain the privacy of your protected health information.

This information consists of all records related to your health, including demographic information, either created by Tynbil or received by Tynbil from other healthcare providers.

We are required to provide you with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your protected health information. These legal duties and privacy practices are described in this Notice.

Tynbil will abide by the terms of this Notice, or the Notice currently in effect at the time of the use or disclosure of your protected health information. Tynbil reserves the right to change the terms of this Notice and to make any new provisions effective for all protected health information that we maintain. An individual may obtain a copy of the current Notice at any time.

Uses and Disclosures of Your Protected Health Information Not Requiring Your Consent

Tynbil may use and disclose your protected health information, without your written consent or authorization, for certain treatment, payment and healthcare operations.There are certain restrictions on uses and disclosures of treatment records, which include registration and all other records concerning individuals who are receiving, or who at any time have received services for mental illness, developmental disabilities, alcoholism, or drug dependence.

Treatment may include:

For example, Tynbil may determine that you require the services of a specialist. In referring you to another doctor, Tynbil may share or transfer your healthcare information to that doctor.

Payment activities may include:

For example, Tynbil will submit claims to your insurance company on your behalf. This claim identifies you, your diagnosis, and the services provided to you.

Healthcare operations may include:

For example, Tynbil may use your diagnosis, treatment, and outcome information to measure the quality of the services that we provide, or assess the effectiveness of your treatment when compared to patients in similar situations.

If you pay for your care or treatment completely out of pocket, with no use of any insurance, you may restrict the disclosure of your PHI for payment. We may not disclose your protected health information to family members or friends who may be involved with your treatment or care without your written permission. Health information may be released without written permission to a parent, guardian, or legal custodian of a child; the guardian of an incompetent adult; the healthcare agent designated in a patient's healthcare power of attorney or the personal representative or spouse of a deceased patient.

There are additional situations when Tynbil is permitted or required to use or disclose your protected health information without your consent or authorization.

Examples include the following:

Your Rights Regarding Your Protected Health Information

You are permitted to request that restrictions be placed on certain uses or disclosures of your protected health information by Tynbil to carry out treatment, payment, or healthcare operations. You must request such a restriction in writing. We are not required to agree to your request, but if we do agree, we must adhere to the restriction, except when your protected health information is needed in an emergency treatment situation. In this event, information may be disclosed only to healthcare providers treating you. Also, a restriction would not apply where we are required by law to disclose certain healthcare information.

You have the right to review and/or obtain a copy of your healthcare records, with the exception of psychotherapy notes or information compiled for use (or in anticipation for use) in a civil, criminal, or administrative action or proceeding. Tynbil may deny access under other circumstances, in which case you have the right to have such a denial reviewed. We may charge a reasonable fee for copying your records.

You may request that Tynbil send protected health information, including billing information, to you by alternative means or to alternative locations. You may also request that Tynbil not send information to a particular address or location or contact you at a specific location, perhaps your place of employment. This request must be submitted in writing. We will accommodate reasonable requests by you.

You have the right to request that Tynbil amend portions of your healthcare records, as long as such information is maintained by us. You must submit this request in writing, and under certain circumstances the request may be denied.

You may request to receive an accounting of the disclosures of your protected health information made by Tynbil for the six years prior to the date of the request, beginning with disclosures made after June 5, 2023.

You will be notified immediately if we receive information that there has been a breach involving your PHI.

You may request and receive a paper copy of this Notice, if you had previously received or agreed to receive the Notice electronically. Any person or patient may file a complaint with Tynbil and/or the Secretary of Health and Human Services if they believe their privacy rights have been violated. To file a complaint with Tynbil, please contact the Privacy Officer: Brendan Younger, at It is the policy of Tynbil that no retaliatory action will be made against any individual who submits or conveys a complaint of suspected or actual non-compliance or violation of the privacy standards.

This notice of privacy practices is effective July 31, 2023.