Attorneys at Work
We strive to advance the Department's goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. We further the HHS mission by working in areas such as:
Learn More: OGC Practice Areas.
The Privacy Act of 1974 requires that agencies create and maintain, as necessary, a System of Records Notices (SORN) as defined in the Privacy Act provisions. A system is subject to the Privacy Act if it contains a system of records; any item, collection, or grouping of information about an individual that identifies the individual, and where those records are retrieved by the name of the individual or by some type of identifier unique to the individual.