Your Health Information, Your Rights

We believe that our medical and other health information is private and should be protected, and we want to know who has this information. The Privacy Rule, a Federal law, gives you rights over your health information and sets rules and limits on who can look at and receive your health information. Learn more about your protected health information.

Office for Civil Rights has teamed up with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services of the National Coordinator for Health IT to create Your Health Information, Your Rights!, a series of three short, educational videos (in English and option for Spanish captions) to help you understand your right under HIPAA to access and receive a copy of your health information. Watch the videos listed below or view the one-page fact sheet, with illustrations, that provides an overall summary of your rights under HIPAA.

HIPAA Right of Access Infographic & General Fact Sheets

Your Health Information, Your Rights Infographic

Your Health Information, Your Rights Infographic

Your privacy Information

Your Health Information Privacy Rights PDF

Privacy, Security, and Electronic Health Records

Privacy, Security, and Electronic Health Records PDF

Sharing Health Information with Family Members and Friends - PDF

Sharing Health Information with Family Members and Friends PDF


Our Video Library

Individual’s Right Under HIPAA to Access Their Health Information
HIPAA Access Associated Fees and Timing
HIPAA Access and Third Parties

HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices

Your Information. Your Rights. Our Responsibilities. This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please click below & review it carefully.

Our Website Privacy Policy

This Notice of Privacy Practices applies to all the organizations on this site. Please see the appropriate page for contact information. Please view our privacy policy below for more information.