101260: The Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records Regulation and the HIPAA Privacy Rule

Implications for Alcohol and Substance Abuse Programs

About the Course:

The Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records Regulation and the HIPAA Privacy Rule outlines how the Privacy Rule affects disclosures of information. This course covers Section II only.

Journal/Publisher:

SAMSHA

Publication Date:

June 2004

Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the HIPPA Privacy Rule. It is appropriate for all levels of participants knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe how the privacy rule affects disclosures of information.

  2. Explain when disclosures are permitted.

  3. Describe the Part 2 consent and Privacy Rule authorization.

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