The Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP) notice describes how health information about you may be used and disclosed in the Orange County Health Care Agency and your rights regarding use of that information.
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Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP)
Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP) - Provider - This is the County NPP given to patients/clients at the first delivery of medical treatment services.
Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP) - Health Plan - This is the Health Care Agency NPP mailed to patients/clients provided medical benefits under an HCA supported health plan (such as CCS, MSI, MHP, CHDP).
Complaint Filing Form & Fact Sheet - The HIPAA Privacy Rule allows you to make a complaint regarding violation of your privacy rights by a covered entity. If you believe that a person, agency or program covered under HIPAA violated your or someone else's health information privacy rights, or committed another violation of the Privacy Rule, you may file a complaint with the County of Orange HIPAA Privacy Officer.
Authorization to Use and Disclose Protected Health Information (PHI) - This authorization form will be used by our clients to initiate a request to have their PHI disclosed outside of HCA or between Programs with sensitive confidentiality requirements.
Revocation of Authorization to Use or Disclose Protected Health Information - This form is now required under HIPAA. If the client/patient wants to revoke an authorization, it must be done in writing and will be processed through the HCA/Custodian of Records office. Instructions available in Word or PDF format.
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