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Investigation of Privacy Breaches: ARHS will investigate any discovered unauthorized use or disclosure of your health information to determine if it constitutes a breach of the federal privacy or security regulations protecting such information. If we determine that a breach has occurred, we will notify you in writing about the breach and tell you what we have done or intend to do to mitigate the damage (if any) caused by the breach, and about what steps you should take to protect yourself from potential harm resulting from the breach.

Changes to this Notice: ARHS reserves the right to change the terms of this notice and to make the new provisions effective for all protected health information it maintains about you. Revised notices will be made available to you by posting them in our facilities and posting them on our Web site at, and upon your request we will provide you with a copy of the most recent version of our notice. The notice will contain the effective date at the top of the first page.

Complaints: You may file a complaint with ARHS or with the United States Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services if you believe your privacy rights have been violated. You will not be penalized for filing a complaint.