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HIPAA for Individuals

This is guidance for individuals regarding HIPAA.


Issued by: Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

HIPAA for Individuals

Learn your rights under HIPAA, how your information may be used or shared, and how to file a complaint if you think your rights were violated.

Your Rights Under HIPAA

Learn more about your important rights under HIPAA and how your health information must be kept private and secure.

HIPAA FAQs for Individuals

Read frequently asked questions about HIPAA for individuals.

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