Patient Rights and Responsibilities

Abbeville General Hospital Notice of Privacy Practices describes how your information is protected under the Health Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and how you can access the information. Patient’s Rights have been formalized and have always been guaranteed to patients of Abbeville General. In addition to be given to you, these rights are posted throughout our facility. To report abuse or neglect call the Health Standards section of DHH (Department of Health and Hospitals) at 1-866-280-7737 (toll free number).  For more information please consult their website:

If you experience a problem or have a complaint, please contact:

  • Charge Nurse OR
  • Administrative Operating Officer OR
  • Complaint Officer (337-898-6423 during business hours)