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 [...]