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The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services' (SCDHHS) Office of Civil Rights & Privacy works to ensure all individuals have equal access to the Medicaid program without discrimination or barriers and that all personal information is safeguarded in compliance with state and federal regulations.

Please note the SCDHHS Office of Civil Rights & Privacy supports civil rights and privacy/Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) matters related to SCDHHS Medicaid. Examples may include an individual experiencing language discrimination in one of our county offices or your privacy rights being violated by a SCDHHS Medicaid employee.

Please contact the Office of Civil Rights & Privacy if you have questions or comments. 

SC Department of Health & Human Services
Office of Civil Rights & Privacy
1801 Main Street
P.O. Box 8206
Columbia, SC 29202

Telephone Number: 1-888-808-4238
TTY: 888-842-3620


ADA, Civil Rights & Privacy Official: Alicia C. Smith