HIPAA Privacy & Security


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What you need to know

What you need to know

Substitute Notice for HIPAA Breach Notification

August 18, 2021 - The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) requires the Nebraska Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to notify potentially affected individuals of improper disclosures of protected health information (PHI). A breach was discovered on April 9, 2021, and DHHS notified all impacted individuals by mail on June 7, 2021. Learn more.

HIPAA is the acronym for the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996. 

View the Nebraska DHHS Privacy Notice. ​En español

Inquiries or Complaints

If you receive benefits or services from DHHS and want to contact DHHS about HIPAA matters relating to DHHS employees or contractors, or to report a violation or file a complaint regarding a DHHS employee or contractor, please contact:

HIPAA Privacy and Security Office
Phone Number
(402) 471-4068
Mailing Address

P.O. Box 95026,

301 Centennial Mall South, 3rd Floor,
Lincoln, NE 68509-5025

You may also file your complaint directly with the Office of Civil Rights Regional Office:

Region VII
Office of Civil Rights
US Department of Health & Human Services
601 East 12th St. - Room 248
Kansas City, MO 64106