Principles of Patient’s Rights and Responsibilities National Health Council
-All patients have the right to informed consent in treatment decisions, timely access to specialty care, and confidentiality protections.
-All patients have the right to concise and easily understood information about their coverage.
-All patients have the right to know how coverage payment decisions are made and how they can be fairly and openly appealed.
-All patients have the right to complete and easily understood information about the cost of their coverage and care.
-All patients have the right to a reasonable choice of providers and useful information about provider options.
-All patients have the right to know what provider incentives or restrictions might influence practice patterns.
Pursue healthy lifestyles.
Become knowledgeable about their health plans.
Actively participate in decisions about their healthcare.
Cooperate on mutually accepted courses of treatment.