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.

Click here to access a list of a list of permitted and approved tools for exchanging and/or storing  Protected Health Information in accordance with HIPAA (updated February 19, 2021).

Click here for a listing of announcements and guidance issued by HHS and OCR so far during the COVID-19 pandemic (updated April 24, 2020).