Options For Women – New Jersey


Options For Women | Excellent Abortion Care in Howell Township & Plainfield New Jersey


Protecting Your Medical Information

Your privacy and the security of your medical information are paramount. At Options For Women, we are committed to safeguarding your data and ensuring it’s handled with the utmost care and responsibility. This commitment extends to both our duties and your rights, as outlined in our Privacy Policy. 

Please take a moment to review how we protect and manage your medical information, as well as the actions you can take to maintain control over your health data. Your trust in our clinic is essential, and we are here to address any concerns or questions you may have.

Your Rights:

As our valued patient, you have rights concerning your medical information.

  1. Access to Records: You can request to see or obtain copies of your records in writing, typically within 30 days. There may be a copying fee.
  2. Electronic Copy: If your records are electronic, you may request an electronic copy within 30 days.
  3. Correct or Update Records: If you believe there is an error in your information, you can request corrections in writing.
  4. Communication Preferences: You can specify how you’d like us to communicate with you, whether at work or home, in writing.
  5. Disclosures List: Request a list of disclosures made after April 14, 2003, excluding those for treatment, payment, or health operations. One free accounting per year, additional ones may incur a cost.
  6. Breach Notification: You will be notified of any breach involving your protected health information.
  7. Restrictions: You can ask for limitations on how we use or share your information. We may not agree to unreasonable requests.
  8. Authorization Revocation: You can cancel any authorization you’ve given us in writing.
  9. Notice Copy: Request a paper copy of this notice at any time.
  10. Complaint Filing: Lodge a complaint if you disagree with our information usage or disclosure. 
  11. Designate a Representative: If legally designated, someone can act on your behalf.

Our Duties:

As a healthcare provider, we must collect your information to offer services while safeguarding your data. We abide by federal and state laws:

  • Treatment: Sharing information with healthcare providers involved in your care.
  • Payment: Using your data for billing and payment.
  • Health Care Operations: Managing our business, enhancing your care, and contacting you as needed.
  • Legal Obligations: Disclosing information to comply with the law.
  • Abuse and Neglect: Reporting potential abuse or neglect cases.
  • Health Oversight: Responding to state officials’ inspections or investigations.
  • Government Programs: Using your data for public benefits under government programs.
  • Avoiding Harm: Sharing information with law enforcement to prevent harm.
  • Research: Using data for studies without personal identification.
  • Business Associates: Sharing data with associates for necessary functions.
  • Organ and Tissue Donation: For organ donors, facilitating transplantation.
  • Military and Veterans: Disclosing data to military authorities.
  • Workers Compensation: Using information for work-related injury benefits.
  • Data Breach Notification: Informing you of unauthorized data access.
  • Lawsuits and Disputes: Providing data as required by law.
  • Law Enforcement: Disclosing information under specific circumstances.
  • Coroner and Funeral Directors: Sharing information for identification and death cause.
  • National Security and Intelligence: Disclosing data for national security activities.
  • Protective Services: Using data for protection purposes.
  • Disclosure to Family and Friends: Sharing with those involved in your care.
  • Hospital Directory: Inclusion in the hospital directory unless you object.
  • Other Uses and Disclosures: Require your written authorization except in specific circumstances.
  • As Required by Other Laws: Compliance with other laws protecting data usage.

If you seek further information about any of these contraceptive options or have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our office.

Filing a Complaint

To file a complaint or report an issue regarding your medical information, please use the contact information below:

State of New Jersey
Department of Human Services
Office of Legal and Regulatory Affairs

P.O. Box 700
Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: 888-347-5345

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Civil Rights

200 Independence Ave, S.W., Room 509H
Washington DC, 20201
Phone: 866-627-7748/ TTY: 886-788-4989

Your treatment or services won’t be affected by any complaints you make. DHS opposes any retaliatory acts resulting from participation in an HIPAA investigation.

Changes to This Notice

Any changes apply to existing and future medical information. New notices will be posted in our facilities/offices and provided to you as required by law. You may request a current notice copy or access it on our website at any time.

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What Patients Say

  • “My daughter was a patient last week and I can not thank you enough for the kindness and excellent care she received. The doctor was so caring and even spent extra time with her. This was difficult decision but we made the right choice to come to Options!”

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  • Dr. Murray was very professional and provided excellent care for my mother. He was very calm and approachable. Very good bedside manners. His assistant (nurse) was helpful with explaining everything during the visit and making my mom feel comfortable and in good hands. I strongly recommend this doctor for anyone who is looking for a private, quick, and professional medical advice/services.

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  • Staff and doctor were awesome. Procedure was very well done.

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Safe and Private Abortion Care

Expert Staff

Board Certified Ob/Gyn with over 25 years of experience performing abortions.

Quality Care

Your treatment will be considerate, respectful, and completely confidential.

Two Locations

Safe, Comfortable, and Private doctor’s offices in Plainfield and Howell, New Jersey.

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