PATIENT RIGHTS - The Spine Hospital Of Louisiana

The Spine Hospital of Louisiana complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and remains committed to delivering medically necessary healthcare to our patients in a compassionate, respectful and ethical manner without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, religion, marital status, citizenship, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and/or other legally protected classification.  Patients are treated with dignity and respect at all times.


As a patient, or when appropriate, the patient’s representative as allowed by law, you have the following rights:

  • Free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us such as qualified sign language interpreters
  • Free language services to people whose primary language is not English
  • Access to a copy of your paper or electronic medical record
  • Correct your paper or electronic medical record
  • Request confidential communication
  • Ask us to limit the information we share
  • Get a list of those with whom we’ve shared your information
  • Get a copy of our privacy notice
  • Choose someone to act for you
  • File a complaint if you believe your privacy rights have been violated


You have some choices in the way that we use and share information as we:

  • Tell family and friends about your condition
  • Provide disaster relief
  • Include you in a hospital directory
  • Provide mental health care
  • Market our services and sell your information
  • Raise funds


We may use and share your information as we:

  • Treat you
  • Run our organization
  • Bill for your services
  • Help with public health and safety issues
  • Do research
  • Comply with the law
  • Respond to organ and tissue donation requests
  • Work with a medical examiner or funeral director
  • Address workers’ compensation, law enforcement, and other government requests
  • Respond to lawsuits and legal actions

The above is only a summary. You can view your rights as a Spine Hospital patient in full by clicking the links below.

Non-Discrimination & Language Assistance Notice >> View Our Privacy Policy >>