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HIPAA Privacy

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)Acrobat PDF

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to publicize standards on the electronic exchange, privacy and security of health information. These standards outline privacy regulations governing individually identifiable health information and your rights to privacy.

  • To allow another person (such as a spouse or parent) to obtain your medical information (i.e., copies of your medical record, lab results, or x-rays), you must authorize this in writing using a DD Form 2870 Acrobat PDF

  • For information about minors in the state of Alabama and their privacy rights, see Release of Information for MinorsAcrobat PDF

  • View an overview of the HIPAA law and your privacy rights, contained in the Notice of Privacy Practices: EnglishAcrobat PDF or SpanishAcrobat PDF

  • Access a copy of the HIPAA Complaint formAcrobat PDF

  • If you have questions about your Privacy Rights or wish to make a complaint, please contact the following:

    Privacy Officer, Fox Army Health Center 256-955-8888, ext. 1600, or by email to hipaa.fox@amedd.army.mil

    Privacy Officer, Tricare Management Activity 1-888-DOD-HIPA (1-888-363-4472) or email to hipaamail@tma.osd.mil

  • For more information on your privacy rights, visit the TRICARE Web site External Link, Opens in New Window