The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules

Visit www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/ to learn the Rules' protection of individuals identifiable heath information, the rights granted to individuals, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR)'s enforcement activities, and how to file a complaint with OCR.

Click here for a Summary of the HIPAA Privacy Rule.

Click here for a Summary of the HIPAA Security Rule.