The Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records Regulation and the HIPAA Privacy Rule
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Course Created: 2004
Practice Level: Beginner to Intermediate
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This course examines the HIPAA Privacy Rule especially as it relates to alcohol and substance abuse programs.
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- Explain the differences between Part 2 and the Privacy Rule
- Determine when to give a patient a Notice of Privacy Practices
- Assess a patient's request for PHI
- Applicability of the Privacy Rule
- Programs to which the Privacy Rule applies
- Information that is protected under Part 2 and the Privacy Rule
- How the Privacy Rule affects disclosures of information
- Other permissible disclosures under Part 2
- Patient Notice/Notice of Privacy Practices
- Patient rights
- Security of information
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