OCR HIPAA Main Page
This is the Homepage for OCR HIPAA
Issued by: Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
Health Information Privacy
Guidance on the application of HIPAA during the nationwide public health emergency.
Updated Joint Guidance on Privacy and Student Education and Health Records makes clear when information can be shared.
New videos and fact sheet explain your HIPAA access rights
OCR Invites Developers to Ask Questions about HIPAA Privacy and Security
HIPAA for individuals tile
Filing a HIPAA Complaint Tile
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