Substance Use Treatment: Revised Part 2 Regulations Compliance
Impact for Treatment Programs, Integration of Physical and Behavioral Health Records, Health Systems
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to counsel for navigating regulatory changes for substance use treatment. The panel will examine compliance issues and best practices for entities within the healthcare system that create or receive protected substance use disorder information, including Part 2 programs, hospitals and other healthcare providers, as well as health information organizations and other entities involved in data integration and exchange.
- Applicability of 42 C.F.R. Part 2
- Revision highlights
- Consent requirements
- Disclosures without patient consent
- Impact on Part 2 programs and other lawful holders of patient identifying information
- Hurdles to physical and behavioral health integration and data exchange
- Best practices for compliance with 42 C.F.R. Part 2
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- When do the Part 2 regulations apply?
- What do Part 2 programs and other entities that receive protected substance use disorder information need to know about the revised regulations?
- What challenges due the Part 2 regulations pose for the integration of physical and behavioral health information and data exchange?
- What are the best practices for compliance with the Part 2 regulations.
Erin F. Dunlap, Esq.
Ms. Dunlap advises clients working in the healthcare industry on regulatory and compliance matters, focusing primarily... | Read More
Ms. Dunlap advises clients working in the healthcare industry on regulatory and compliance matters, focusing primarily on data privacy and security issues arising under HIPAA, as amended by HITECH, the federal regulations governing the confidentiality of substance use disorder patient records, 42 CFR Part 2, and state privacy and breach notification laws. Ms. Dunlap regularly works with the Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, state Attorneys Generals, and state agencies in resolving privacy and security-related investigations following data breaches, patient complaints and whistleblower claims.Close
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Melissa Soliz, Esq.
Ms. Soliz practices in the area of regulatory healthcare law. She assists clients, which range from innovative startup... | Read More
Ms. Soliz practices in the area of regulatory healthcare law. She assists clients, which range from innovative startup companies to large healthcare organizations, in structuring real world policies, programs and agreements to ensure that their healthcare practices are compliant with state and federal laws, while maximizing client goals. Ms. Soliz’ practice focuses on HIPAA and 42 C.F.R. Part 2 compliance, data breaches and OCR investigations, electronic health records and health information exchanges, data sharing for research and clinical integration, and clinical research compliance and contracting.Close