Patient Privacy

West Coast Surgical Associates, Inc. (WCSA) is committed to ensuring the security and privacy of our patients medical records. We adhere fully to all the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”). Additionally we comply with Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, further expands long-standing and familiar federal civil rights laws by generally providing that an individual shall not, on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of or be subjected to discrimination under any health program or activity, any part of which is receiving federal financial assistance.