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Advance Directive for Health Care form-Oklahoma

Advance Directive for Health Care form as revised by the 2006 Legislature.

Caregivers Resource List

In fiscal year 2007, OKDHS, Adult Protective Services program investigated more than 17,550 referrals of alleged abuse or neglect. This web site was created to provide resources to help make things easier for both those giving care and those receiving it.

Childcare for Children with Disabilities, including HIV

A fact sheet from the U.S. Deparment of Health and Human Services about discrimination against children with disabilities, including HIV.

Civil Rights FAQ's

General Civil Rights information including filing complaints, procedures, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other resources for help.

Disabled Parking Placard and Licencse Plates

A privately owned web site link which provides information on eligibility and application for a handicapped parking placard and license plates.

Emergency Health Care & Child Birth, even if you are Uninsured

This question and answer sheet explains the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA). In certain situations, EMTALA may require a hospital to treat you even if you cannot pay and are uninsured.

How to File a Civil Rights Complaint (Health Care Provider)

If you feel a health care provider, or state or local government agency, has discriminated against you based on race, national origin, disability, or age, you may file a civil rights complaint.

How To File a Health Information Privacy Complaint with the Office for Civil Rights

Information on fililing a complaint if you believe that a person, agency or organization covered under the HIPAA Privacy Rule violated health information privacy rights or committed another violation of the Privacy Rule.

Office of Civil Rights Laws, Regulations and Standards

Read the nondiscrimination regulations that apply to programs, services, and activities receiving Federal financial assistance from HHS and other laws enforced by the Office of Civil Rights.

Privacy and Your Health Information

A brief summary of your rights and protections under the federal health information privacy law.

Privacy of Health Information

FAQ on your right to privacy of health infomation under the HIPAA privacy rule.

Questions and Answers on Adult Guardianship Issues

This fact sheet answers common questions about guardianship.

Your Medical Records

HIPAA Privacy rules and your medical records.

Your Rights as a Person with HIV Infection or AIDS

The information is about federal laws that protect persons with HIV infection or AIDS from discrimination .

Advance Directive for Health Care form-Oklahoma

Advance Directive for Health Care form as revised by the 2006 Legislature.

Childcare for Children with Disabilities, including HIV

A fact sheet from the U.S. Deparment of Health and Human Services about discrimination against children with disabilities, including HIV.

Civil Rights FAQ's

General Civil Rights information including filing complaints, procedures, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other resources for help.

How to File a Civil Rights Complaint (Health Care Provider)

If you feel a health care provider, or state or local government agency, has discriminated against you based on race, national origin, disability, or age, you may file a civil rights complaint.

Office of Civil Rights Laws, Regulations and Standards

Read the nondiscrimination regulations that apply to programs, services, and activities receiving Federal financial assistance from HHS and other laws enforced by the Office of Civil Rights.

Privacy and Your Health Information

A brief summary of your rights and protections under the federal health information privacy law.

Privacy of Health Information

FAQ on your right to privacy of health infomation under the HIPAA privacy rule.

Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test or Recovery from COVID-19 for All Air Passengers Arriving in the United States

If you plan to travel internationally, you will need to get tested no more than 3 days before you travel by air into the United States (US) and show your negative result to the airline before you board your flight, or be prepared to show documentation of recovery (proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel).

Young Adult Guide - You're 18 Now - It's Your Responsibility

When you had your 18th birthday, you became an adult by law. This information is to help you understand your rights and responsibilities as an adult.

Your Rights as a Person with HIV Infection or AIDS

The information is about federal laws that protect persons with HIV infection or AIDS from discrimination .

Civil Rights FAQ's

General Civil Rights information including filing complaints, procedures, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other resources for help.

Office of Civil Rights Laws, Regulations and Standards

Read the nondiscrimination regulations that apply to programs, services, and activities receiving Federal financial assistance from HHS and other laws enforced by the Office of Civil Rights.

How To File a Health Information Privacy Complaint with the Office for Civil Rights

Information on fililing a complaint if you believe that a person, agency or organization covered under the HIPAA Privacy Rule violated health information privacy rights or committed another violation of the Privacy Rule.

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