Proposed Rules Would Modify 42 CFR Part 2 Confidentiality Requirements for Substance Use Disorder Patient Records to Improve Care Coordination; Comments Due in 60 Days

Proposed Rules Would Modify 42 CFR Part 2 Confidentiality Requirements for Substance Use Disorder Patient Records to Improve Care Coordination; Comments Due in 60 Days

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) issued a proposed rule (press release; fact sheet) addressing the confidentiality of substance use disorder patient records in federal health programs. What it is: The proposed rule that would implement changes to federal regulations that govern the confidentiality of patient records used in federally-assisted substance use disorder (SUD) treatment programs, often… (Cowey, 8/22/19) #Mental and Behavioral Health, #Privacy, #Care Coordination, #Opioids

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