HHS Proposes Rule to Improve 42 CFR Part 2 and HIPAA Care Coordination

Federal regulations at 42 CFR Part 2 (Part 2) protect patient records created by federally assisted programs for treatment of substance use disorders (SUDs). Part 2 generally requires a patient’s written consent before a Part 2 program provider can disclose patient records to another party. Typically, when a patient consents to share Part 2 records, the recipient may only redisclose those records [...]

2023-07-25T15:29:21-04:00November 30th, 2022|

What is 45 CFR 164.524? Rules for Individual Access to PHI

45 CFR 164.524 is a section of the HIPAA Privacy Rule that explains the standards regarding patient access to protected health information (PHI). PHI is any demographic information that can be used to identify a patient. Examples of PHI according to HIPAA regulation includes names, addresses, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, medical records, financial information, and full facial photographs, to name a few. [...]

2023-08-21T12:21:29-04:00November 2nd, 2017|