California Health and Human Services

California Office of Health Information Integrity

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The California Office of Health Information Integrity (CalOHII) is responsible for ensuring applicable California state departments are compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other related state and federal laws.

CalOHII is a resource to all state departments on HIPAA to help them safeguard their constituents’ protected health information from unauthorized access or disclosures.

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COVID-19 Disaster Response and Information Sharing During Emergency

CalOHII’s guidance and other information can be found on the Emergency Information Sharing page.

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Updates:

September 1, 2020 – The CalOHII Communication –  September Edition is available.  This month’s communication is focused on updates on CalOHII activities and Federal Health and Human Services updates. Archived monthly communications can be found on the CalOHII Communications – Archive page.  

August 31, 2020 – US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued a bulletin on the 2020 California Wildfires and HIPAA – this bulletin can be found on the Emergency Information Sharing page.

August 24, 2020 – HHS OCR has published updated Guidance on HIPAA and Contacting Former COVID-19 Patients about Blood and Plasma Donation.  The updated guidance can be found on the Emergency Information Sharing page.

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