On May 13, 2021, Governor Doug Ducey and DES announced Arizona’s Back to Work Program. DES provides a variety of workforce services and child care assistance. For more information, please visit the Arizona's Back to Work program.
Renters and landlords impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in twelve Arizona counties may now apply for rent and utility assistance through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Learn more.
File a HIPAA Complaint - Protected Health Information (PHI)
You may file a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA, Title II) complaint if you believe any of the following has occurred:
You/your child's protected health information was disclosed by DES workforce, or a business associate of (Department of Economic Security) DES, without your written authorization and no exception exists under the Privacy Rules (e.g., disclosure for treatment purposes);
You were entitled to a Notice of Privacy Practices from a DES covered component and were not provided with one;
Your request to DES or a Business Associate of DES to access protected health information was denied or was not provided in the time frame required by the Privacy Rules;
A DES covered component failed to provide a required accounting of disclosures within the time frame required by the Privacy Rules;
Your request to DES or a Business Associate of DES to amend protected health information to DES/the Business Associate created was denied;
Your request to DES or a Business Associate of DES to restrict protected health information was denied;
Your request to DES or a Business Associate of DES for communication in an alternative format or alternate location was denied;
Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other nondiscrimination laws and authorities, ADES does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Persons that require a reasonable modification based on language or disability should submit a request as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the modification. The process for requesting a reasonable modification can be found at Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Modification.