Eye See Clear Vision has a tradition of excellent medical eye care for all of its patients. As part of this commitment to quality care, Eye See Clear Vision supports a patient’s right to participate in the healthcare decisions that affect his or her well-being.
It is Eye See Clear Vision’s goal to provide medical care that is effective and considerate within our capacity, mission and philosophy, applicable to law and regulation. The Patient’s Bill or Rights reflects the interests of our staff who enthusiastically endorses our principles.
A patient has the right to have informed participation in decisions relating to his or her medical care.
Except in emergencies, patients have the right to receive, in advance of treatment or contemplated procedure, a full explanation from their physician so that they may exercise their right of informed consent.
A patient has the right to refuse drugs on procedures, to the extent permitted by statute, and a practitioner shall inform the patient of the medical consequences of the patient’s refusal of drugs or procedures.
A patient, or patient designee, shall have access to the information contained in his or her medical records upon request unless access is specifically restricted by the attending practitioner for medical reasons.
A patient has the right to confidentiality of all information except as otherwise provided by law or by his or her agreement to arrangements with third-party payers such as Medicare.
A patient has the right to expect good management techniques to be implemented. These techniques shall make effective use of the time of the patient and avoid the personal discomfort of the patient.
When an emergency occurs and a patient is transferred to another facility, the responsible person shall be notified. The institution to which the patient is to be transferred shall be notified prior to the patient’s transfer.
A patient has the right to examine and receive a detailed explanation of his or her bill.
A patient has the right to expect that Eye See Clear Vision will provide information for continuing healthcare requirements following discharge and the means for meeting them.
A patient has the right to be informed of his or her rights at the time of admission.
A patient has the right to change their primary or specialty physician if other qualified physicians are available.
A patient has the right to obtain provider credentialing information.
A patient has the right to timely information about facility policy that may limit its ability to implement fully a legally valid advanced directive.
A patient has the right to exercise his or her rights without being subject to discrimination or reprisal.
A patient has the right to voice grievances regarding treatment or care that is or fails to be given.
A patient is expected to provide, to the best of his or her knowledge, accurate and complete information about his or her present complaint, past illnesses, hospitalizations, medications including over-the-counter products and dietary supplements and any allergies or sensitivities and other matters relating to his or her health.
A patient is expected to cooperate with the planned care and treatment at Eye See Clear Vision.