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What does OCR stand for?

OCR stands for Office for Civil Rights

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The ACLU plans to present its final report to the Education Department's Office for Civil Rights.
This settlement sends an important message that [the HHS] expects health plans and health care providers to have in place a carefully designed, delivered, and monitored HIPAA compliance program," Leon Rodriguez, director of the HHS Office for Civil Rights, said in a statement.
George Selim, a policy adviser with the Department of Homeland Security's Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, said the department has strict policies against racial profiling.
These protections will be a cornerstone of maintaining consumer trust as we move forward with meaningful use of electronic health records and electronic exchange of health information," said Robinsue Frohboese, acting director and principal deputy director of the Office for Civil Rights.
Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights is ordering school districts to adopt this practice in compliance with Title IX, the law intended to ensure equality in sports.