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Rights & Responsibilities

As you navigate your personal health journey, it's important you make well-informed decisions along the way. While patient/provider communication is a paramount for staying educated, it's also prudent to understand your patient rights and responsibilities. It’s up to you to play an active role in your medical plan, and at Bend Surgery Center it’s our mission to ensure you have the necessary information to make the best decisions possible—for both you and your loved ones.

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Rights & Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills

When you get emergency care or get treated by an out-of-network provider at an in-network hospital or ambulatory surgical center, you are protected from surprise billing or balance billing.

Patient Rights & Privacy Practices

HIPAA Privacy Regulations requires covered health care providers to notify patients of how their protected health information may be disclosed or used, and informs them of their legal rights regarding PHI.

Nondiscriminatory Policy

All patients, regardless of their race, color, nationality, sexual orientation or gender identity, has the right to receive treatment.