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    Pima County Notice of Privacy Practices 

    This notice is a synopsis of how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information.


    For complete information on how Pima County may use and disclose your Protected Health Information (PHI) please review Pima County Notice of Privacy Practices and the Pima County Privacy Practices Brochure.  

    Pima County is required by law to take reasonable steps to ensure the privacy of personally identifiable health information and to inform individuals about:

    • Pima County's uses and disclosures of PHI;
    • Your rights with respect to your PHI;
    • Pima County's duties with respect to PHI;
    • Your right to file a complaint with Pima County and to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; and
    • The identification of the person or office to contact for further information about Pima County's privacy practices.

       

    If you have any questions about this Notice, please contact Pima County's Privacy Officer Carmen Thomas at (520) 724-8445 or the Toll Free Hotline (855) 521-8981; HR.Incident.Notification.HIPAA@pima.gov  

    PC HIPAA Form - For use of reporting a potential breach of Protected Health Information (PHI) has occurred.

    PC EE Record - For use of internal reporting a potential breach of Protected Health Information (PHI) has been discovered within your department.

    Complaints

    If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with Pima County or with the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Ave. S.W., Washington, D.C. 20201.  To file a complaint with Pima County, contact Pima County's Privacy Officer.  All complaints must be submitted in writing and should be submitted within 180 days of when you knew or should have known that the alleged violation occurred.  For more information see the Office for Civil Rights website.   

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    HIPAA / Privacy Practices

    Carmen Thomas
    Privacy Officer
    150 W. Congress St., 4th Floor
    Tucson, AZ  85701

    (520) 724-8445
    Toll Free Hotline
    (855) 521-8981
    HR.Incident.Notification.HIPAA@pima.gov


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