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.
Rachel V. Rose, Esq.
December 13, 2019