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Systems of Records Notices (SORNs)

Guidance for where the Systems of Records Notices are located and where to direct questions.


Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: February 28, 2018

All SORNs (CMS SORNs, HHS Department-wide SORNs, and Government-wide SORNs) are available on the HHS SORN webpages - Opens in a new window. Questions regarding a CMS SORN may be directed to the CMS Privacy Officer at or by calling 410-786-5357.

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