- You have the right to have your pain taken seriously.
- You have the right to be treated with dignity and respect by our staff and representatives.
- You have the right to have your pain thoroughly assessed and treated.
- You have the right to have your pain reassessed regularly and your treatment adjusted if your pain has not eased.
- You have the right to receive the necessary information from your provider to make informed consent prior to the start of any procedure.
- You have the right to ask questions and actively discuss options about how to manage your pain.
- You have the right to obtain current, concise and easily understood information regarding your diagnosis, treatment and prognosis.
- You have the right to pursue educational sources to enhance your own understanding of your pain.
- You have the right to refuse any and all treatment to the extent permitted by law, and to be informed of any of the medical consequences of their action.
- You have the right to every consideration of privacy concerning your own medical care program limited only by state statutes, rules, regulations, or imminent danger to yourself or others.
- You have the right to examine and receive an explanation of your medical bill.
- To provide your pain provider with complete and accurate information and records to optimize your evaluation and treatment plan.
- To be respectful and considerate of the rights of other patients and the Practice staff.
- To comply with all details of signed medication contracts.
- To keep scheduled appointments and notify the Practice if you are unable to do so. We request 24 hours notice for any appointment cancellation or rescheduling.
- To cooperate fully with your providers in your mutually accepted treatment plan. If you refuse treatment or do not follow instructions, you are responsible for the consequences.
- To assure that the financial obligations of your care are fulfilled.