The resources within this section are provided to promote awareness and strengthen knowledge and skills for professionals who are seeking to understand and apply federal health privacy laws and regulations on the job, and for individuals and families to understand what their privacy rights are when accessing SUD and mental health services.
Resource developed by the CoE-PHI to assist health care providers with ensuring patient privacy when providing telehealth services in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond, including information on telehealth apps, executing consent forms and disclosing health information when a medical emergency exists.
Resource developed by the CoE-PHI which describe three key strategies that clients can use to keep conversations with healthcare providers confidential during telehealth visits.
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Resource explaining how the Information Blocking Rule applies to heightened privacy protections for SUD and MH treatment records.
OCR guidance for parents describing when a parent is a child's personal representative and when exceptions may apply that would prevent a parent from accessing medical records.
Update by the CoE-PHI on the Federal Health Privacy Laws for substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health (MH) treatment as of August 2022.
Archived webinar from the CoE-PHI describing how Part 2 applies to medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) services in integrated settings.
Archived webinar by the CoE-PHI describing the recent changes to Part 2 and new guidance from SAMHSA.
CoE-PHI resource for Part 2 treatment providers, explaining how to respond to arrest warrants and law enforcement inquiries without violating federal privacy laws.
Resource created by the CoE-PHI to assist SUD treatment providers in determining whether they have received a Part 2 compliant court order.
Link to federal register with 42 C.F.R. Part 2 regulation
Link to 42 USC §290dd-2 statute
Resource developed by the CoE-PHI that describes the application of Part 2 to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), including VA police.