Health Information Privacy Self-Advocacy Resources

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. HHS has a webpage that provides information regarding the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)’s privacy and security rules, including how to file a complaint

Your Medical Record Rights in North Carolina: A Guide to Consumer Rights under HIPAA is a 30-page guide created in 2005 by Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute that was intended to help you understand how to see, get a copy of, and amend or correct medical records from North Carolina health care providers who are required to follow the HIPAA Privacy Rule.

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