Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records; Complying with the New Federal Law 42 CFR Part 2

Duration: 120 Minutes
This webinar will cover the new law on confidentiality of substance use disorder patient records under 42 CFR Part 2. This law was previously known as the confidentiality of drug abuse and alcohol abuse records. The new law was effective in 2017. Anyone or any facility that is subject to these requirements needs to attend this webinar.
New Federal Law 42 CFR Part 2
Instructor: Sue Dill Calloway
Product ID: 503438
Objectives of the Presentation
  • Recall that the federal law on drug and alcohol records has been rewritten and is now known as confidentiality of substance use disorder records
  • Discuss when a minor can consent to the treatment of substance abuse disorder
  • Explain that a special consent form is needed to release the medical records of a patient treated for substance abuse disorder in a part 2 program
  • Describe when a report of a violation must be reported and to whom
Why Should you Attend
The webinar will discuss what is required of part 2 programs. A facility that receives federal assistance (such as Medicare) and hold itself out as providing substance use disorder diagnosis, treatment, or referral must follow these extensive regulations. They address the notice that must be given to the patient. It discusses patient access to medical records and what must be in the consent form. It discusses research, closure of a program, new definitions, minors, decease patient records, security of medical records, disclosure, when disclosure is prohibited and more.

If a patient is admitted to a hospital to the substance use disorder treatment floor
  • Are you up to speed on how to comply with the many requirements of this law?
  • What is the responsibility if the patient being treated for drug or alcohol abuse discloses he or she has abused their children?
  • When can minors consent to treatment?
  • When can the parents of a minor get access to their records?
  • What is the patient commits a crime on the property?
All of these questions will be answered in this webinar.

Areas Covered
  • Introduction and history
  • Previously called confidentiality of drug and alcohol records
  • Substance use disorder patient records
  • How to locate a copy of the law
  • Substance use disorder data
  • American Hospital Association recommendations
  • Purpose and need of new law
  • Who is subjected to the law under part 2
  • Federally assisted and holding one out
  • More rules in round two
  • Sub-regulatory guidance's will be issued
  • Notice to patients of confidentiality requirements
  • Patient access to medical records and restrictions on use
  • Reports of violations or penalties
  • General provisions
  • Definitions
  • Minor patient
  • Deceased patient
  • Security of medical records
  • Restrictions on disclosure
  • Crimes on the premises and child abuse reports
  • Prohibitions on re-disclosure
  • Relationship to state laws
  • Disclosures with consent
  • Disclosures to the criminal justice system
  • Disclosure without consent
  • Medical emergencies
  • Court orders
  • Informants and undercover agents
  • Closing a program
  • Research
  • Audits and evaluation
  • FAQs
  • OCR and HIPAA and mental health records



Who will Benefit
Anyone who takes care of patients in a part 2 program should attend. This includes staffs that take care of patients in a program that is federally assisted and who holds themselves out as providing care and treatment to patients who have a substance use disorder (SUD). This includes:
  • Quality Improvement Staff
  • Physicians
  • Nurses (all levels)
  • Board Members
  • Clinic Managers
  • Outpatient Directors
  • Lab Directors
  • Compliance Officers
  • CMS Liaisons
  • Registration Staff
  • Safety Officers and Staff
  • Pharmacy Staff
  • Ethics Committee Members
  • Risk Managers
  • Legal Counsel
  • Behavioral Health Staff
  • Psychiatry Staff
  • Discharge Planners
  • Case Managers
  • CEOs
  • COOs
  • CMOs
  • CNOs
  • CE Directors

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Instructor Profile:
Sue is president of Patient Safety and Healthcare Consulting and Education company with focus on medical legal education especially Joint Commission and the CMS hospital CoPs regulatory compliance. She also lectures on legal, risk management and patient safety issues. She was a director for risk management and patient safety for five years for the Doctors Company. She was the past VP of Legal Services at a community hospital in addition to being the Privacy Officer and the Compliance Officer. She was a medical malpractice defense attorney for ten years. She has 3 nursing degrees in addition to a law degree.

She is a well known lecturer and the first one in the country to be a certified professional in CMS. She also teaches the course for the CMS certification program. She has written 102 books and thousands of articles.
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