THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY. Effective Date: July 1, 2017 HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY and ACCOUNTABILITY ACT of 1996 (HIPAA) Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP) San Ysidro Health participates in the San Diego Health Connect Health Information Exchange (HIE) network with other health care providers and organizations. Unless you Opt-Out, your protected health information (PHI) will be shared with this regional HIE, to be shared with other organizations to include public health departments, health plans and other participating healthcare providers. For more information on Opt-In / Opt-Out contact the SYHealth Medical Records Department.