Lists Public Hearings ListCommuncationsStories Libraries Org ChartsConnections NewslettersLegislative DocumentsChange Of PlacementIT PoliciesNews Release ArchiveOlmstead Documents Claims PortalDashboardsPress ReleasesSearchRecent Local Offices Cities BeforeAndAfterURLs Nebraska DHHS: HIPAA: 1. Consumer Section Page Content User TypeConsumer Associates Quick Links Privacy Notice What isHIPAA? Contact Us HIPAA 1. Consumer Section This section helps Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services consumers learn more about HIPAA. It will help answer questions that you have, and to protect your rights as a consumer of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. Typical visitors to this section include: Residents in Veteran Homes, Regional Centers and Youth Centers; recipients of Medicare / Medicaid benefits; recipients of block grants directly and indirectly from the State of Nebraska DHHS, and any other individuals who is receiving benefits and services in DHHS facilities and programs. 1A. Awareness 1A-1 Understanding HIPAA 1A-2 Who is affected 1A-3 Penalties 1A-6 Your rights as a Consumer 1B. Tools and Implementation Needs 1B-1 Privacy Notice 1B-2 Complaint / Violation reporting 1C. Links OCR, Office for Civil Rights - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services This is the agency tasked with enforcement of HIPAA Privacy rule.