Newtown Center Pediatrics participates in the electronic sharing of health information with other health care providers, health plans, other healthcare-related entities, and other, through CTHealthLink, a health information exchange (HIE). Your electronic health records, including certain sensitive health information, may be accessible through the HIE to properly authorized users for purposes of treatment, payment, and healthcare operations, as well as other purposes permitted or required by law, unless you submit an opt-out request online at https://cthealthlink.com/patient-resources/patient-opt-out/.
If you do not want your electronic health records shared through the HIE, you have the right to opt-out of the HIE by submitting an opt-out request online at https://cthealthlink.com/patient-resources/patient-opt-out/. If you have previously opted-out of the HIE and wish to opt back into the HIE, you may do so online at https://cthealthlink.com/patient-resources/patient-opt-in/ .
Even if you opt-out of having your health information used and disclosed through the HIE to a properly authorized individual as necessary in an emergency, Prescription Drug Monitoring Program or to report specific information to a government agency as required by law (for example, reporting of certain communicable diseases or suspected incidents of abuse).
Each opt-out request is subject to verification procedures. Please allow 2-5 business days for your request to be processed. Your failure to provide all information required for verification may result in additional delay.