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CFR 42, Part 2

Federal law grants special protection for individual health records pertaining to addiction treatment under CFR 42, Part 2.

September 19, 2018
The Legal Action Center is among the advocacy groups concerned that 42 CFR Part 2 changes contained in the House’s opioid bill could harm patient confidentiality.
September 18, 2018
Industry groups are disappointed over a lack of additional funding and the exclusion of 42 CFR Part 2 reform, and have also called for the removal the IMD exclusion for Medicaid patients.
July 16, 2018
Although changes to 42 CFR Part 2 took place in recent months, the rule has always been top of mind for treatment centers. And now that legislation passed in June to align privacy for substance-use-…
February 06, 2017
Providers must confer with federal HIPAA guidance as well as state laws permitting patients access to their clinical records upon request.
February 03, 2017
SAMHSA recently published its long-awaited final rules governing confidentiality of patient records for substance abuse disorders. Here is what treatment centers need to know about them.
September 29, 2016
Although the proposed rules have yet to be finalized, many addiction treatment providers are asking how to make sure they are in compliance with 42 CFR, Part 2 and how they might prepare for any…
September 16, 2016
HIEs can help providers offer a higher quality of care that reflects well in a value-based payment model, but significant groundwork must be completed before participating.
August 03, 2016
A study published by the Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness finds managed care is receptive to medication-assisted treatment, but not all care providers share their point of view.
July 12, 2016
Though challenges arise, it is essential that behavioral health providers create population health strategies to increase patient engagement and eventually cut healthcare costs.
June 02, 2016
Under the final rule, providers and others are in fact permitted to disclose private health information under HIPAA—without patient authorization—to the National Instant Criminal…
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