Substance Abuse, Opioids and SAMHSA Regulatory Updates (On-Demand)

$169.00

To say that the opioid crisis and substance abuse problem is multifaceted is an understatement. From patient confidentiality to the utilization of patient records in criminal prosecutions to federal government funding for treatment, the issues associated with opioids and substance abuse are complex. This presentation provides an overview of opioids and substance abuse before diving into recent laws and developments associated with the SUPPORT Act, EKRA, SAMHSA and HIPAA. The participant should gain an understanding of key issues associated with this area of the law, as well as ways to maintain compliance in the dynamic regulatory landscape. 

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Event Details

Course Type

Course Instructor

Rachel V. Rose, Esq.

Original Date Of Course

Substance Abuse Credits

1

Course Description

To say that the opioid crisis and substance abuse problem is multifaceted is an understatement. From patient confidentiality to the utilization of patient records in criminal prosecutions to federal government funding for treatment, the issues associated with opioids and substance abuse are complex. This presentation provides an overview of opioids and substance abuse before diving into recent laws and developments associated with the SUPPORT Act, EKRA, SAMHSA and HIPAA. The participant should gain an understanding of key issues associated with this area of the law, as well as ways to maintain compliance in the dynamic regulatory landscape. 

Principles

  • Overview of Opioids and Substance Abuse.
  • The SUPPORT Act and EKRA.
  • The Intersection Between SAMHSA and HIPAA.
  • SAMHSA Updates.
  • Ways to mitigate risk and improve compliance.

 Syllabus

  1. Introduction
  2. Overview of the opioid and substance abuse crisis
  3. How the SUPPORT Act and EKRA impact funding and treatment
  4. Confidentiality, disclosure, and the intersection between SAMHSA and HIPAA
  5. August 2019 proposed rule and the changes to Part 2

Instructors

Rachel V. Rose, Esq.

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