Privacy Policy for A
Village Wellness Center

Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy outlines the practices of A Village Wellness Center (“we”, “us”, or “our”) regarding the collection, use, and sharing of personal and health information through our services. Our commitment is to protect your privacy and ensure compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). This policy applies to all information received by A Village Wellness Center, both online and offline, as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

Privacy Policy Introduction

Your Rights

As a valued client, you have rights regarding your health information that we are dedicated to respecting and protecting:

  • Access: You have the right to request a copy of your health and claims records.
  • Amendments: You can ask us to amend your health information if you believe it is incorrect or incomplete.
  • Confidential Communications: You have the right to request that we communicate with you in a certain way or at a certain location for more privacy.
  • Restrictions: You may request restrictions on our use and sharing of your health information, although we are not required to agree in all cases.
  • Accounting of Disclosures: You have the right to receive a list of certain disclosures we have made of your health information.
  • Copy of this Notice: You can request a paper copy of this privacy notice at any time.

Your Choices

You have choices about how we use and share your information in certain situations:

  • Sharing Information: You can direct us to share information with family, friends, or others involved in your care or payment for your care.
  • Marketing and Sale: We will not use your health information for marketing purposes or sell your information without your written permission.

Our Uses & Disclosures

We use and share your health information for various reasons, including:

  • Treatment: Coordinating your health care and treatment among providers.
  • Healthcare Operations: Running our organization, improving your care, and contacting you when necessary.
  • Payment: Handling billing and payment for services provided.
  • Legal Compliance: Complying with federal, state, and local laws or requests.
  • Public Health and Safety: Assisting with public health and safety issues as permitted or required by law.

Our Responsibilities

We are required by law to:

  • Maintain the privacy and security of your protected health information.
  • Notify you promptly if a breach occurs that may compromise the privacy or security of your information.
  • Follow the duties and privacy practices described in this notice.
  • Not use or share your information other than as described here unless you tell us we can in writing.

Changes to the Terms

We can change the terms of this notice, and the changes will apply to all information we have about you. The new notice will be available upon request, in our office, and on our website.

Contact Information

For any questions, concerns, or to exercise your privacy rights, please contact us at:

A Village Wellness Center

804 Pershing Dr. Suite 202

Silver Spring, MD 20910

Phone: 301-328-7162

Email: [email protected]


If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with us or with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights. We will not retaliate against you for filing a complaint.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of February 13, 2024. By using our services, you acknowledge and agree to the practices described in this policy.