HHS 42 CFR Part 2 Proposed Rule Fact Sheet

23. August 2019 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
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 ...

HHS Proposes 42 CFR Part 2 Reforms to Increase Coordinated Care, Reduce Provider Burden, and Improve Substance Use Disorder Treatment

23. August 2019 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced proposed changes to the federal regulations governing the confidentiality of patient records created by federally-assisted substance use disorder treatment programs, known as 42 CFR Part 2. The proposed rule establishes important revisions that support coordinated care among providers that treat substance use disorder (SUD), while ...

HHS Funds an Additional Year of Ebola Vaccine Manufacturing

22. August 2019 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
As part of the international response to the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and to meet domestic biodefense goals, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) will support manufacturing of an investigational Ebola vaccine, V920, from Merck & ...