Confidentiality: 42 CFR Part 2 Final Rule Update 2018 for Alcohol and Drug Treatment

$12.50 | CE Hours:2.50 | Intermediate

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CEU Course Description

The purpose of the part 2 regulations is to ensure that a patient is not made more vulnerable by reason of the availability of their patient record than an individual with a substance use disorder who does not seek treatment.  This CEU course addresses the prohibition on re-disclosure notice, and the circumstances under which lawful holders and their legal representatives, contractors, and subcontractors may use and disclose patient identifying information for purposes of payment, health care operations, and audits and evaluations.

Author:  Department of Health and Human Services and SAMHSA

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Explain why SAMHSA has adopted an abbreviated notice.

2.  Examine why part 2 and its authorizing statute provides more stringent federal protections than other health privacy laws, including the HIPAA Rules.

3.  Identify when lawful holders do not have to comply with section 2.33(c).

4.  Describe when contracts may permit a contractor or subcontractor or voluntary legal representative to re-disclose information to a third party.

ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.


CAADE Approval

This course is CAADE approved.


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Added On: 2018-01-30

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