Notice Of Privacy Practice Summary


Capital Sports Injury Center, Steven M. Horwitz, D.C., a Maryland Chiropractic Practice (the “Practice”), in accordance with applicable federal and state law, is committed to maintaining the privacy of your protected health information (“PHI”), in other words, information about your health condition and the care and treatment you receive from the Practice. We will use and disclose elements of your PHI in the following ways:

Health Care Operations
When release is required by law, including judicial settings and to health oversight regulatory agencies and law enforcement.
In emergency situations or to avert serious health/safety situations.
To medical examiners, coroners or funeral directors to aid in identifying you or to help them in their duties.
To organ, tissue and other donations organization, upon or proximate to your death, if we have no indication on hand about your donation preferences.

Special Cases:

Appointment reminders, treatment alternatives and other health related benefits and services
Office newsletter
Sponsor of your health plan

All other uses and disclosure by us will require us to obtain from you a written authorization in addition to any other permission you will provide us.

Your rights: You have the following rights concerning your PHI:

Restrictions: To request restricted access to all or part of your PHI. To do this, please make this request in writing. We are not required to grant your request.
Confidential communications: To receive correspondence of confidential information by alternate means or location. To do this, please make a request in writing.
Access: To inspect or receive copies of your PHI. To do this, please submit a request in writing.
Amendments: To request changes be made to your PHI. To do this, please submit a request in writing.
Accounting: To receive an accounting of the disclosures by us of your PHI in the six years prior to your request. . To do this, please submit a request in writing.
This notice: To get updates or reissue of this notice, at your request.
Complaints: To complain to our office or the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services if you feel your privacy rights have been violated. To register a complaint with us, please submit this request in writing. The law forbids us from taking retaliatory action against you if you complain.

Our duties: We are required by law to maintain the privacy of your PHI. We must abide by the terms of this notice or any update of this notice.

Privacy contact: To obtain more information on, or have your questions about your rights answered; you may contact the Practice’s Privacy Officer, Steven M. Horwitz, D.C., at 12200 Tech Road, Suite 104, Silver Spring, MD 20904 or via email at

Effective Date: This Notice is in effect as of April 14, 2003. A complete copy of the Notice of Privacy Practice is available at the reception desk.
Patient Acknowledgement: By subscribing my name below, I acknowledge receipt of a copy of this Notice, and my understanding and my agreement to its terms.

Chiropractic Care

We provide chiropractic care to help our patients get rid of pain and improve their sports performance.

Sports Injuries

We help our patients recover from and prevent sports injuries. Find out how we can help you!

Sports Performance

Therapeutic exercise and neuromuscular education will help you gain strength and improve your sports performance.