HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)

HIPAA Privacy staff are currently working remotely, but available via email, phone, and web-conferencing technologies.  Reference the “Who We Are” link above for staff contact information.  If you need to report a HIPAA Incident, use the “Report a HIPAA Incident” button below.  If you are looking for information about UW Health clinical facilities, see www.uwhealth.org.

Visit Approved Tools for Exchanging and Storing PHI for a list of permitted and approved tools for exchanging and/or storing Protected Health Information in accordance with HIPAA (updated February 19, 2021).

For a listing of announcements and guidance issued by HHS and OCR so far during the COVID-19 pandemic visit HIPAA Compliance Announcements (updated April 24, 2020).