You Have the Right...
- to expect quality care and reasonable access to primary heatlh care.
- to be treated with respect, consideration and dignity.
- to have all physical examinations, interviews and discussions about your care take place privately, and to have all communitcations and records about your care handled confidentially.
- to the assurance of confidentiality when you approve or refuse the release of your medical information.
- to receive information about Pueblo Community Health Center's services, care providers, and organizational policies.
- to choose primary health care providers, including the right to refuse care from specific providers.
- to have your pain assessed.
- to participate in all decisions involving your care and treatment, including the right to refuse any drug, procedure, test or treatment.
- to appoint someone to help you with care decisions if you cannot make those decisions for yourself.
- to receive information about advance directives, as well as receive help in making an advance directive.
- to voice complaints about the care provided or about the organization.
- to know the immediate and long-term financial implications of treatment alternatives, insofar as they are known.
- to know if the facility is participating in teaching programs, research and/or experimental programs.
- to have access to your medical records in accordance with Federal and State laws.