Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

HIPAAThe Colorado Department of Human Services is a HIPAA-covered entity. The mission of CDHS's HIPAA office is to ensure compliance with federally mandated security and privacy regulations that relate to health information. The HIPAA privacy and security officer provides guidance to programs for state and federally mandated security and privacy regulations, including those that relate to health information under the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Learn more about HIPAA on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website.

HIPAA-related forms are available for download here.

Download the HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices here. (The form is also available in Spanish.)

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact D. Marty Esquibel, CDHS's HIPAA Privacy and Security Officer, at marty.esquibel@state.co.us or 303.866.5871.