Tag: Regulation

Substance Use Disorder Confidentiality Regulation

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has announced a final rule, effective February 8, 2024, modifying the confidentiality regulations for Substance Use Disorder (SUD) patient records under 42 CFR Part 2. This aligns Part 2 with HIPAA and HITECH as mandated by the CARES Act of March 27, 2020. Key Changes: