1. I have the right to receive appropriate informed consent in advance of any treatment (test, prescription, procedure or surgery) being performed on me. This means that I will be informed of the reasons for the treatment, the alternatives, the risks and benefits of the treatment, and the risks if I choose not to have this treatment.
2. I have the right to privacy. This means that all information about my health and in my medical record is absolutely confidential, and cannot be disclosed to any other individual or organization, except when I give my written permission, or when disclosure is mandated by law.
3. I have a right to receive a complete copy of my medical record in a timely fashion upon my written request, and I agree to pay a reasonable fee for the work involved in providing me this copy.
4. I have the right to be seen in a timely manner. I will be informed of any lengthy delay and have a right to reschedule.
5. I have the right to be informed in a timely manner of all test results if requested.
6. If I have an urgent medical condition, I have the right to speak to someone when I call and to be seen as soon as possible based on my condition.