Upham’s Corner Health Center has an internal fiduciary duty to seek reimbursement for services it has provided to patients who are able to pay, from responsible third-party insurers who cover the patient’s cost of care, and from other programs of assistance for which the patient is eligible. To determine whether a patient is able to pay for the services provided as well as to assist the patient in finding alternative coverage options if they are uninsured or underinsured, UCHC follows the following criteria related to billing and collecting from patients. In obtaining patient and family personal financial information, UCHC maintains all information in accordance with applicable federal and state privacy, security and ID theft laws.