The Catholic University of America

Summary of Federal Laws

Miscellaneous Laws Affecting Universities

Confidentiality of Patient Records

42 U.S.C. § 290dd-2 ; 42 C.F.R. § 2.1 et seq.

Sets forth the confidentiality requirements for patient records in connection with substance abuse treatment programs. Program under this law means an individual or entity (other than a general medical facility) or an identified unit within a general medical facility who/which holds itself out as providing and provides alcohol, or drug abuse diagnosis, treatment or referral for treatment, or medical personnel or other staff in a general medical care facility whose primary function is the provision of alcohol or drug abuse diagnosis, treatment or referral for treatment and who are identified as such providers.

 

CCR updated CFR links 5/27/15