Privacy Practices and Open Payments Data

The San Jose State University Student Health Center (SHC) is committed to preserving the privacy and confidentiality of protected health information (PHI). California and Federal laws and regulations require the SHC safeguard the privacy of your protected health information (PHI). PHI is any information in the medical record or that can be used to identify an individual and that was created, used, or disclosed in the course of providing a health care service.

The Notice of Privacy Practices and Open Payments Database [pdf] describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. This notice also includes information pertaining to the Open Payments Database. 

For informational purposes only, a link to the federal Centers for Medicaid Services (CMS) Open Payments web page is provided here. The federal Physician Payments Sunshine Act requires that detailed information about payment and other payments of value worth over ten dollars ($10) from manufacturers of drugs, medical devices and biologics to physicians and teaching hospitals be made available to the public.