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Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Website: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/hipaa/
Phone:  (866) 627-7748

Hillsborough County:
HIPAA Compliance Office
Dr. Victor Martinez
505 E. Jackson St., Suite 300
Telephone: 276-2343

HIPAA is a federal health privacy regulation that provides National Standards to protect the Privacy of Personal Health Information.  The DHHS website covers an extensive range of information.  If you have a question about the Privacy Rule, look at the sections about "Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)" and "Privacy Guidance". If you don't find the information you were seeking, you may submit an e-mail to OCRPrivacy@hhs.gov. Individual responses will not be provided, however, they will address concerns of general interest through development of new FAQs or other guidance for inclusion on the web site. As an alternative, you may call the HIPAA toll-free number at (866) 627-7748.



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