|(a) No information that could identify an individual applicant will be released except as authorized by law and in accord with §1.501 of this title (relating to Privacy of Health Information). Applicants are advised that, in addition to the department, their physician(s) and pharmacist(s) will be aware of their diagnosis. (b) The department may use or disclose individual health information to provide, coordinate, or manage health care or related services, as allowed by law. This includes referring the recipient to other health care resources. The department may contact a program applicant or recipient to discuss enrollment benefits, resources for treatment, or other health-related information as appropriate. (c) An individual may request a copy of the department's privacy notice by writing to: Department of State Health Services, Privacy Officer, 1100 West 49th Street, Austin, Texas 78756. More information pertaining to the Health Insurance and Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) is available online from the department at the following URL: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/hipaa.