The University of Arizona

HIPAA Resources

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HIPAA Privacy Links

Report a Privacy Incident

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HIPAA Data Reference Guide


Department Email

John Howard, JD
Director, HIPAA Privacy Program
HIPAA Privacy Officer

Bill Murphy, CISSP
HIPAA Security Specialist

Suzie Williams
HIPAA Privacy Analyst

Fax: 520.621.3355

Street Address:
1618 E. Helen Street
Tucson, AZ 85719

Mailing Address:
Attn: Privacy Officer
The University of Arizona
PO Box 210409
Tucson, AZ 85721

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HIPAA in the News
Enforcement Activities
Office for Civil Rights YouTube Channel

When is a health care provider a HIPAA covered entity?

Transactions & Code Sets Guidance (Link)

Subscribe to the HIPAA Privacy Program Listserv

  1. Send an email to from the address you want to use.
  2. In the subject line of your email, type: subscribe hipaa Firstname Lastname (indicate your own first name and last name).
  3. Leave the message body blank. Delete or turn off any automatic signature. Send the email.
  4. You will receive a message informing you that your request was accepted.

General FAQ's and Guidance

  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    • Understanding the HIPAA Privacy Rule (Link)
    • Clinical Research and the HIPAA Privacy Rule (Link)
    • HIPAA Authorizations for Research (Link)
    • Repositories, Databases and HIPAA (Link)
    • Understanding Spouse, Family Member, and Marriage in the Privacy Rule (PDF)
    • General FAQs (Link)
    • Research FAQs (Link)

Related Agency Contacts

  • HHS/DOE Joint Guidance on the Application of the FERPA and HIPAA Rules to Student Health Records
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - HIPAA General Information (Link)
  • The Department of Labor (DOL) - Portability of Health Coverage (Link)