Substance Use Disorder and Collisions with Confidentiality Health care communicators are well-versed in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and its requirements to protect patients and the privacy of their health records. But health providers may not know that another 1970s-era confidentiality law is still on the books and can create hurdles to modern treatment philosophies, particularly Substance Use Disorder. 42 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) Part 2 limits circumstances under which information

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