HIPPA Privacy Practices

Advanced Vein & Laser Center

HIPPA Privacy Practices

Advanced Vein & Laser Center

Notice of HIPAA Privacy Practices

Notice of HIPAA Privacy Practices

As required by the privacy regulations created as a result of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), this notice describes how health information about you (as a patient of this practice) may be used and disclosed and how you can gain access to your individually identifiable health information. Please review it carefully.

  1. Advanced Vein & Laser Center may use and disclose protected health information for treatment, payment, and health care operations. Examples of these include, but are not limited to, life insurance, physicals, referral to nursing homes, home health agencies, and/or referral to other providers for treatment. Payment examples include, but are not limited to, insurance companies for claims including coordination of benefits with other insurers and collection agencies. Health care operations include, but are not limited to, internal quality control, accreditation processes, and assurance including auditing of records.
  2. Advanced Vein & Laser Center is permitted or required to use or disclose protected health information without the individuals’ written consent or authorization in certain circumstances, such as for public health requirements and court orders.
  3. Advanced Vein & Laser Center will not make any other use or disclosure of a patient’s protected health information without the individual’s written authorization. Such authorization may be revoked at any time. Revocation must be written.
  4. Advanced Vein & Laser Center may at times contact the patient to provide appointment reminders or information regarding treatment alternatives or other health-related benefits and services that may be of interest to the individual patient. If this contact is made by phone and you are not available, a message will be left on your answering machine.
  5. Advanced Vein & Laser Center will abide by the terms of this notice or the notice currently in effect at the time of the disclosure.
  6. Advanced Vein & Laser Center reserves the right to change the terms of its notice and to make new notice provisions effective for all protected health information that it maintains.
  7. Advanced Vein & Laser Center will provide each patient with a copy of any revisions of its Notice of HIPAA Privacy Information at the time of the next visit, or at the last known address if there is a need to use or disclose any protected health information of the patient. Copies may also be obtained at any time at our offices.
  8. Any person/patient may file a complaint to the medical practice and to the Secretary of Health and Human Services if they believe their privacy rights have been violated. To file a complaint with the practice, or for further information, please contact the privacy officer at the following address and/or telephone number.Advanced Vein & Laser Center
    Attn: Privacy Officer
    191 Leader Heights Road
    York, PA 17402
  9. It is Advanced Vein & Laser Center’s policy that no retaliatory action will be made against any individual who submits or conveys a complaint of suspected or actual noncompliance of the privacy standards.

Conditions we offer treatments for

Conditions we offer treatments for

AVLC Leg Pain Cramps and Swelling Treatments

Leg cramps, Pain & Swelling

Sometimes leg pain or cramps are a sign of a vascular problem that needs treatment. We treat the underlying cause of leg cramps at Advanced Vein & Laser Center

AVLC Spider Vein Treatments

Spider Vein Treatments

About 50-55% of women and 40-45% of men suffer from either spider veins or varicose veins. Our vascular surgeons treat all types of problem veins, including spider veins.

AVLC Varicose Vein Treatments

Varicose Vein Treatments

Varicose veins are one of the most common venous conditions in the legs, affecting as many as 40% of women and 25% of men. At AVLC, we treat all types of varicose veins.

AVLC Body Sculpting Treatments

body sculpting Treatments

When eating well and hitting the gym aren’t enough to eliminate stubborn bulges of fat that seem impossible to lose, it may be time to consider SculpSure®.

In addition to conditions above, we also provide treatments for leg ulcers, venous ulcers, blood clots, weight loss, and more.
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What our patients are saying

What our patients are saying

AVLC Advanced Vein and Laser Center of York and Lancaster

"I would like to thank Dr Winand and his staff for a job well done! My legs feel and look so much better!! I had some surgeries like this done by a different doctor in the area without the results I got here. I would recommend coming here for the best results! Thanks again for a job well done!!"


"Each time that I have visited Dr. Heird's office, it was always professional and very comfortable. The atmosphere is relaxing. He and his team do an excellent job. I would recommend them to anyone in need of their services. I was referred their by a family member. After I had work done there and mentioned it to a friend of mine, they too said he is one of the best."


"I had a wonderful experience with treatment of my varicose veins and achieved great results! They look and feel better and I am thrilled! Wish I hadn’t waited so long. Highly Recommend!"


"The entire process was smooth. From the scheduling to insurance handling to procedure and then followup. I felt genuinely heard and cared for."


"Great experience with Dr Heird and his staff. Staff courteous. Would highly recommend this practice."


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