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K&L Gates Triage: The Opioid Epidemic & the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Records: an Update on 42 CFR Part 2 - Part 1 of 2

Date: 8 October 2019

This episode is the first in a series focusing on recent efforts by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to update 42 C.F.R. Part 2 (Part 2) regulations related to the confidentiality of substance use disorder treatment records in light of challenges posed by the opioid epidemic. In this episode, Gina Bertolini provides some background on the Part 2 regulations themselves and how the opioid epidemic has affected their enforcement. Ms. Bertolini also touches on recent efforts by Congress and SAMSHA to modernize Part 2 in response to stakeholder input.

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Triage: Rapid Legal Lessons for Busy Health Care Professionals has been created by K&L Gates to convey information about developments in health law through short podcasts.

If you work in the health care industry, you have grown accustomed to frequent changes in laws and regulations. On some days, it may seem like an insurmountable task to keep up with every change, especially as a new presidential administration and new policies take shape.

The K&L Gates Health Care Practice will regularly create Triage podcasts to help you learn about the latest developments in health law. Our lawyers will identify the most important changes and analyze the impact of these changes on our clients.

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