Keeping Your Medical Records Private

Below you will find links to written information, forms, and also how to ask a lawyer a question and/or how to get a lawyer to represent you. Some areas of the state have more information than others. You may wish to look at information from other areas as well as your own.



Your Health Information Is Protected By Federal Law


HIPAA: Questions and Answers for Family Caregivers (available in several languages)


World Privacy Forum: Patient’s Guide to HIPAA: How to Use the Law to Guard your Health Privacy




Additional Resources


Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online



Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County


Still need assistance? Please speak to a librarian at your local library – they may have additional resources to assist you.


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