PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING SERVICES, PLLC

3118 Center Pointe Dr. Suite 3
Edinburg, TX 78539
Tel: (956) 687-8000
       (956) 687-8008
Fax: (956) 687-8009

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm
and Saturday by Appointment
pcs.pllc@yahoo.com




"Our mission is to provide  mental health services to individuals, families and the community by offering exceptional, professional counseling in a relaxing safe, and friendly environment ."

 

Privacy Practice Notice

Basic Principal: A major purpose of the Privacy Rule is to define and limit the circumstances in which an individual’s protected health information may be used or disclosed by covered entities. A covered entity may not use or disclose protected health information, except either: The Privacy Rule permits or requires; or as the individual who is the subject of the information (or the individual’s personal representative) authorizes in writing.

Required Disclosures: A covered entity must disclose protected health information in only two situations: To an individual’s (or their personal representatives) specifically when they request access to, or an accounting of disclosures of, their protected health information; and to The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) when it undertaking a compliance investigation or review or enforcement action.

Permitted Uses and Disclosures: A covered entity is permitted, but not required, to use and disclose protected health information, without an individual’s authorization, for the following purposes or situations:  To the Individual (unless required for access or accounting of disclosures); Treatment, Payment, and Health Care Operations; Opportunity to Agree or Object; Incident to an otherwise permitted use to disclosure; Public Interest and Benefits Activities; and Limited Data Set for the purposes of research, public health or health care operations. Covered entities may rely on professional ethics and best judgments in deciding which of these permissive uses and disclosures to make.

                                                                   Clients’ Rights

  • I have the rights guaranteed by the Texas and the United Stated Law.
  • I have the right to have my information released with a signed Authorized Release of Confidential Information.
  • I have the right to be treated with respect and dignity and recognition for my need for privacy.
  • I have the right to complain to the proper agencies if i feel my rights have been violated.

To file a complaint you can contact the following agencies:

Texas Department of State Health Service
Complaints Management and Investigations Section
P.O. Box 141369
Austin, TX. 78714-1369
1-800-942-5540


The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Hubert H. Humphrey Building,
200 Independence Avenue S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201.
Toll Free: 1-877-696-6775

 

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