What Are The Privacy Rules For Sharing Addiction Treatment Information & How Are Health Information Exchanges Addressing These Rules?: An OPEN MINDS Market Intelligence Report
42 CFR Part 2 (42 CFR) is the federal regulation governing the sharing of patient substance abuse information including treatment, referral, and other related activities. Unlike information protected under HIPAA, which can be shared without patient consent for treatment, payment, and health care operations, addiction treatment information sharing is limited to designated provider organizations named by the patient. 42 CFR applies to organizations that are federally assisted and “hold themselves out” as providing addiction treatment. States can also enact laws that provide further restrictions on the sharing of substance abuse information.
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