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Notice of Privacy Practices and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

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Notice of Privacy Practices

How to Contact CCS to Use Your Rights

HIPAA-Related Policy Letters

Privacy Forms

How to File a Complaint

Additional Resources

 

Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP)

There are two formats for the NPPs.

  • The regular format is a "Brochure Format."  It must be printed out, photocopied back-to-back, and folded in thirds or fourths (depending on the number of columns). 
  • The "Large Print" format prints out on 8½ x 11 inch paper and requires no special folding.

The NPPs are listed below.

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How to Contact CCS to Use Your Rights

If you want to use any of the privacy rights explained in the above notices, please contact CCS.

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HIPAA-Related Policy Letters

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Privacy Forms

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How to File a Complaint

If you believe that your or your child’s privacy rights have been violated and wish to complain, you may file a complaint by calling or writing:

  • Privacy Officer
    California Department of Health Care Services
    P.O. Box 997413
    MS 0010
    Sacramento, CA 95899-7413
    (916) 445-4646 (Voice)
    (877) 735-2929 (TTY/TDD)
  • Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Office of Civil Rights
    Attention: Regional Manager
    50 United Nations Plaza, Room 322
    San Francisco, California 94102
    800-368-1019
  • U.S. Office of Civil Rights
    866-627-7748 (Voice)
    866-788-4989 (TTY)

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Additional Resources

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