PATIENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Apex believes that all patients have the right to

  • Be fully informed in advance about care/service to be provided, as well as any modifications (or termination) to the plan of care and/or patient management program
  • Be informed about the philosophy and characteristics of the patient management program
  • Be informed, both orally and in writing, in advance of care being provided, of the charges, including any charges for which the client/patient will be responsible
  • Receive information about the scope of services provided and specific limitations about those services
  • Participate in the development and periodic revision of the plan of care
  • Decline participation, revoke consent, disenroll or refuse care or treatment after the consequences of refusing care or treatment are fully presented
  • Be treated with respect, consideration and recognition of client/patient dignity and individuality
  • Be able to speak with a health professional and identify personnel through proper identification, including job title, and to speak with a staff member’s supervisor if requested
  • Voice grievances/complaints regarding treatment or care that is (or fails to be) furnished without discrimination
  • Confidentiality and privacy of all information contained in the client/patient record and of all Protected Health Information, to be shared only in accordance with state and federal law
  • Be advised of organizations policies and procedures regarding the disclosure of clinical records
  • Receive appropriate care without discrimination in accordance with physician’s orders
  • Be informed of any financial benefits when referred to an organization
  • Be fully informed of one’s responsibilities

Apex believes that our patients has the responsibility to

  • Submit forms necessary to receive product/service, to the extent required by law
  • Accept financial responsibility for the product/service provided
  • Provide accurate medical and contact information (and any changes)
  • Notify the treating provider of participation in the services provided by Apex
  • Notify Apex of any concerns about the care or services provided

 

We don’t want a language barrier to keep us from communicating with you. Please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate (i.e. interpreter, TYY, etc.).

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We know that filling a Specialty Medication can be a long, confusing and expensive process.  We’re here to help.

At Apex, we strive to make filling a Specialty Medication as simple and seamless as possible for both the patient and provider. If there’s anything we can do to assist you, please let us know.

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