Privacy Act Information

Information on the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's privacy policy and links to federal government privacy resources.

Federal laws protect an individual's right to privacy, and Federal Agencies must in turn maintain these legal protections by guarding the personal privacy of individuals and ensuring the security of their information. Privacy concerns impact the acquisition, use, and disclosure of personal information. Each Federal Agency has a Privacy Officer who is familiar with the law, regulations, and policies regarding privacy.

Privacy Office

The Privacy Office is responsible for the management and oversight of the Privacy Act of 1974 as it pertains to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). It is located within the Office of Communications and Knowledge Transfer.

For questions, contact the AHRQ Privacy Act Officer:

Tim Erny
540 Gaither Road, Room 4125
John Eisenberg Building
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (301)427-1760

AHRQ Privacy Policy and Notices


Current as of October 2012
Internet Citation: Privacy Act Information. October 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.