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

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.

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.

HIPAA-Related Policy Letters

Privacy Forms

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)

Additional Resources

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