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Privacy & Compliance

Your privacy is very important to us.  This online copy of Cherokee Health Systems’ Privacy Policy explains how your individually identifiable personal information may be used. Specifically, this document describes how we collect, disclose, and protect the personal information that you submit to us while under the care of a Cherokee Health Systems provider.  If you have any questions about privacy or protection of your personal information, please contact Dr. William Berez, our Privacy Officer at (865) 544-0406.

Click here to view or print a copy of our Privacy Policy

Cherokee Health Systems is a Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) deemed health center, whereby it has medical malpractice liability protection through the FTCA. Under this Act, Federally-Qualified Health Centers, like Cherokee Health Systems, are considered Federal employees and are immune from lawsuits, with the Federal government acting as their primary insurer.

In compliance with the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s Health Center program regulations, Cherokee Health Systems serves all patients regardless of their ability to pay. Sliding fee discounts are offered to uninsured individuals depending upon family size and income and you may apply for these discounts at any of our clinic locations.