Privacy Links

The Orange County Health Care Agency Office of Compliance works with several other state and federal agencies to safeguard clients protected information. Below is a list of other sites individuals may find informative regarding privacy.

Dept. of Health and Human Services Privacy
This website contains information and videos about individuals’ rights with respect to their protected health information and also contains information for those entities covered by HIPAA.

Office for Civil Rights
This office handles complaints related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and is where you may file a complaint about your Protected Health Information.

Office for Human Research Protection
This Office manages clients’ protected health information as it relates to research studies.

California Department of Health Care Services Office of HIPAA Compliance
Responsible for implementing the regulations of HIPAA and works collaboratively with Orange County to safeguard PHI and investigate privacy breaches and complaints.

State of California Department of Justice Office of the Attorney General – Privacy Enforcement and Protection
Enforces state and federal privacy laws, empowers Californians with regards to their rights and strategies for protecting their privacy.

This office also has a Consumer Privacy Resources page with significant information on topics like identity theft and online privacy.