TA Coalition Webinar: Best Practices in Navigating HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2: A Client, Family and Organizational Perspective

 

A SAMHSA sponsored webinar developed under contract by the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) and presented by Mental Health America (MHA) took place Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 2:00pm Eastern Time called Best Practices in Navigating HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2: A Client, Family and Organizational Perspective

 

Description: Understanding HIPAA the substance use disorder confidentiality regulations (42 CFR Part 2) can be confusing for individuals and families who are new to mental health/substance use disorders (SUDs). Individuals and families have better success at recovery if their support systems can stay involved in ongoing care and engage in shared decision making as part of treatment for mental illnesses and SUDs. 

 

This webinar will explore what people need to know about HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2 from a client, family, and organizational perspective. Our speaker will provide easy to understand overview of the law. Learn practical tips to ensure all parties who can and want to be involved in treatment are involved from the beginning. The webinar will finish with policy and practice guidelines for organizations and programs to successfully implement HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2. Guidance will include protocol for data collection, data sharing strategies, and supporting clients and families.

 

Presenter:

•Gerald (Jud) E. DeLoss, JD – Chief Executive Officer/General Counsel, Illinois Association for Behavioral Health

 

If you have any questions please contact Kelle Masten via email at kelle.masten@nasmhpd.org or at 703-682-5187.

 

**We do not offer CEU credits however letters of attendance are offered upon request.  

***Closed-captioning is available for this webinar. 

 

 

 

 

Date: 
07/30/2020
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