This archived webinar covers
- the essentials of Federal Regulation 42 CFR Part 2,
- the interplay between 42 CFR Part 2 and HIPAA regulation in settings where primary care and substance abuse/mental health services are co-located or integrated
- substance abuse documentation and information sharing using electronic health records.
Presenter: Karla Lopez, Staff Attorney, Legal Action Center
The Legal Action Center is the only nonprofit law and policy organization in the United States addressing the needs of persons with substance use disorders. The organization has national subject matter experts on Federal regulations governing confidentiality of alcohol and drug abuse patient records (42 CFR Part 2) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy regulations.