Patient Confidentiality

The privacy of the patient's health information is addressed in the Notice of Privacy Practices.

If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a written complaint (en Espanol) with the Privacy Officer or Patient Representatives at Piedmont Athens Regional or with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services or HHS.

Generally, a complaint must be filed with HHS within 180 days after the act or omission occurred, or within 180 days of when you knew or should have known of the action or omission.

To file a complaint with Piedmont Athens Regional about patient confidentiality, contact:

Privacy Officer
Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center
1199 Prince Avenue
Athens, GA 30606-2793
706-475-4369

You will not be denied care or discriminated against by Piedmont Athens Regional for filing a complaint.