Cinthia Scott is a Registered Dietitian, certified by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. She received her training from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Cinthia is a licensed health professional in the state of Georgia and Florida.
The information presented in the Cinthia Scott RD LLC website is purely for educational purpose and should not be used to treat symptom, defect, injury or disease. It should also not be used as a substitute for the medical advice from your own doctor. Always consult your primary care physician if you are concerned about your health and before taking any supplements.
Cinthia Scott RD LLC disclaims any responsibility or liability for any damages caused by a user’s reliance on any information contained or obtained via the CindyTheRD website.
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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a federal
Program. It requires that all medical records and other individually identifiable health
information used or disclosed by Cinthia Scott RD LLC in any form (whether electronically, on paper, or orally) are kept properly confidential. This Act gives you, the patient, new rights to understand and control how your health information is used.
HIPAA provides penalties for covered entities that misuse personal health information. As required by HIPAA, Cinthia Scott RD LLC has prepared this explanation of how Cinthia Scott RD LLC is required to maintain the privacy of your health information and how Cinthia Scott RD LLC may use and disclose your health information.
Cinthia Scott RD LLC may use and disclose your medical records only for the following purposes: treatment, payment, and healthcare operations.
“Treatment” means providing, coordinating, or managing healthcare and related services by one or more healthcare providers. An example of this would include a physical examination. “Payment” means such activities as obtaining reimbursement for services, confirming coverage, billing or collection activities, and utilization review. An example of this would be sending a bill for your visit to your insurance company for payment. “Health Care Operations” include the business aspects of running the practice of Cinthia Scott RD LLC, such as conducting quality assessment and improvement activities, auditing functions, cost-management analysis, and customer service. An example of this would be an internal quality-assessment review.
Cinthia Scott RD LLC may create and distribute de-identified health information by removing all references to individually identifiable information. Cinthia Scott RD LLC may contact you to provide appointment reminders or information about treatment alternatives or other health-related benefits and services, which may be of interest to you.
Any other uses and disclosures will be made only with your written authorization. You may revoke such authorization in writing, and Cinthia Scott RD LLC is required to honor and abide by that written request, except to the extent that we have already taken actions relying on your authorization.
You have the following rights with respect to your protected health information, which you can exercise by presenting a written request to Cinthia Scott RD LLC:
The right to request restrictions on certain uses and disclosures of protected health
information, including those related to disclosures to family members, other relatives, close personal friends, or any other person identified by you.
Cinthia Scott RD LLC is not however, not required to agree to a requested restriction. If Cinthia Scott RD LLC does agree to a restriction, Cinthia Scott RD LLC must abide by it unless you agree in writing to remove it.
The right to reasonable requests to receive confidential communication of protected health information from Cinthia Scott RD LLC by alternative means or at alternative locations.
The right to inspect and copy your protected health information.
The right to amend your protected health information.
The right to receive an accounting of disclosures of protected health information.
The right to obtain a paper copy of this notice from us upon request.
Cinthia Scott RD LLC is required by law to maintain the privacy of your protected health information and to provide you with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to protected health information.
This notice is effective as of 8/1/2020, and Cinthia Scott RD LLC is required to abide by the terms of the Notice of Privacy Practices currently in effect.
Cinthia Scott RD LLC reserves the right to change the terms of our Notice of Privacy Practices and to make the new notice provisions effective for all protected health information that we maintain. We will post, and you may request a written copy of a revised Notice of Privacy Practices from this office.
““Cinthia is a wonderful nutrition resource! She provides information in a way that is easy to understand and makes you feel encouraged to take the steps to improve your food choices. I never felt judged or overwhelmed by her recommendations which is so important. Reach out to her with your questions and you won’t be sorry!”John T.