Contact the PSO Progam

Contact the AHRQ PSO Program  for more information about the Patient Safety Rule, PSO listing process, listed PSOs, and other PSO operational issues.

Email: PSO@ahrq.hhs.gov
Telephone (toll free): 866-403-3697
Telephone (local): 301-427-1111
TTY (toll free): 866-438-7231
TTY (local): 301-427-1130

Mailing Address and Office Location:

PSO Program, Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
540 Gaither Road
Rockville, MD 20850

Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

The Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is responsible for implementing and enforcing confidentiality provisions of the Patient Safety Organization program.

Need to file a complaint with the OCR?

For additional information about OCR’s role, the confidentiality protections, the PSWP confidentiality enforcement program, or how to file a complaint, please go to OCR's PSQIA Web page.

For information about the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules, and OCR's enforcement of these regulations, please go to OCR's HIPAA Web page.