Privacy Notice
This is a Notice of Privacy Practices for: Quality Health Plans of New York, Inc.

Purpose: This Notice of Privacy Practices ("Notice") presents the information that federal law requires us to give our members regarding our privacy practices.


Quality Health Plans of New York, Inc. ("QHPNY") is required to provide you with this Notice pursuant to the privacy regulations implementing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA") ("Privacy Rules"). We must provide this Notice to each member beginning no later than April 14, 2003. We must also have the Notice available at the office for members to request to take with them. We must post the Notice in our office in a clear and prominent location where it is reasonable to expect any member seeking service from us to be able to read the Notice and on our website. Whenever the Notice is revised, we must make the Notice available on or after the effective date of the revision in a manner consistent with the above instructions within 60 days of the material revision. Thereafter, we must distribute the Notice to each new member at the time of enrollment and to any person requesting a Notice. We must also post the revised Notice in our office as discussed above.


Our customer services representatives are available for Members at 1-877-233-7058. TTY/TDD users may call 711. We want you, as our member, to feel comfortable knowing that any information we have will be handled with care.


Thank you once again for choosing Quality Health Plans of New York.
We wish you the best of health!


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