BSU Health Services' Patients Rights
- To receive considerate and respectful care at Health Services
- To an explanation of your diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis in terms you
- To receive the necessary information to participate in decisions about your
care and to give your informed consent before any diagnostic or therapeutic
procedure will be performed.
- To refuse treatment, except as prohibited by law, and to be informed of
the consequences of making this decision.
- To expect that your personal privacy will be respected by all staff at the
BSU Health Services.
- To expect that your medical records will be kept confidential and will be
released only with your written consent to any persons not legitimately connected
with your care, or in cases of medical emergencies or in response to court-ordered
- To know the names and positions of people involved in your care by official
name tags or personal introductions.
- To a full explanation of any research or experimental procedure proposed
for treatment and the opportunity to give your informed consent before any
procedure will begin.
- To obtain another medical opinion prior to any procedure.
- To review any medical records created and maintained by the BSU Health Services
regarding your care and treatment.
- Providing accurate information about your past medical history.
- Asking questions if you do not understand the explanation of your diagnosis,
treatment, prognosis, or any instructions.
- Providing information necessary to process your insurance claims.
- Any charges by outside laboratories or health agencies billed to you.
- Following all rules and regulations that are posted within Health Services
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Last Modified: August 3, 2010