Coordinating SUD Care with the Department of Veterans Affairs

Protecting Patient Confidentiality and Promoting Community Safety

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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.

Key Points

  • Part 2 does not apply to SUD treatment records created or maintained by VA medical centers or clinics.
  • The confidentiality protections do apply to VA police.