HHS 42 CFR Part 2 Proposed Rule Fact Sheet

HHS 42 CFR Part 2 Proposed Rule Fact Sheet

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(from HHS.gov)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 22, 2019

Contact: HHS Press Office
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HHS 42 CFR Part 2 Proposed Rule Fact Sheet

The 42 CFR part 2 regulations serve to protect patient records created by federally funded programs for the treatment of substance use disorder (SUD). SAMHSA is currently proposing to revise part 2, to facilitate better coordination of care for substance use disorders which will also enhance care for opioid use disorder (OUD). These provisions will be an important part of the Federal response to the opioid epidemic, while maintaining part 2 confidentiality protections…
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