Patient Bill of Rights

Our goal at Centre Oral & Facial Surgery is to make your experience with us the best it can be. We offer only the highest quality care and want you to know that we acknowledge and respect your rights as a patient as listed below.

A. You will be treated with consideration, dignity and respect.

B. You have the right to privacy regarding your consultation, treatment plan and finances.

C. You have the right to confidentiality of your records and disclosures, and except when required by law, you are given the opportunity to approve or refuse their release and request restrictions on their use and disclosure.

D. You will receive complete information concerning your diagnosis, evaluation, treatment plan and prognosis. (If medically inadvisable to release this information, it will be provided to a parent or guardian, power of attorney, or responsible adult.)

E. You can participate in decisions involving your care.

F. You have the right to access and copies of your protected health information (with exceptions) and upon written request, amendments of your protected health information.

G. You have the right to an accounting of disclosures of your personal health information.

H. You have the right to change doctors.

I. You have the right to information concerning your patient rights. The following information will be included in your new patient orientation packet during your consultation visit:

  1. Your responsibilities as a patient.
  2. Other services available to you through this office.
  3. Provisions for after-hour emergency care.
  4. Information concerning fees for services.
  5. Information concerning payment policies available through this office.
  6. The right to decide whether to participate or to refuse participation in any research.
  7. The right to express grievances or offer suggestions. Patient satisfaction surveys are available upon request.

Dr. Greg Kewitt and the staff of Centre Oral & Facial Surgery specialize in
oral & maxillofacial surgery procedures including dental implants, bone grafting, wisdom tooth
removal, and cosmetic surgery. Our practice is located at 474 Windmere Drive, Ste. 202,
State College, PA 16801

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