Updated “Confidentiality and Communication” Book on Sale!

A Guide to the Federal Alcohol and Drug Confidentiality Law and HIPAA
With a New Section on Electronic Records and More!

The 2012 edition of our highly acclaimed "Confidentiality and Communication: A Guide to the Federal Alcohol and Drug Confidentiality Law and HIPAA" can help your agency understand and follow complex confidentiality regulations specific to alcohol and drug programs for far less than it would cost to hire a lawyer on these issues for even an hour!

At $109.99, it's an investment that will pay for itself again and again.

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The updated 2012 edition features a new section on electronic health record systems, including Health Information Exchange (HIE) systems, that:
  • Explains both sets of FAQs that SAMHSA issued on HIEs;
  • Provides new model forms that specifically apply to e-health systems;
  • Helps primary care providers participating in HIEs understand if they are covered by 42 C.F.R. Part 2
  • Helps addiction treatment providers that fall under Part 2 understand how to comply in e-health environments; and
  • Explains what essential capabilities providers should look for before joining e-health systems.

The book also provides new information about how to apply the confidentiality rules to:

  • Broadened privacy protections under the new HITECH Act;
  • Screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT);
  • Security cameras on programs' premises;
  • The relationship between Department of Transportation regulations regarding alcohol and drug testing and reporting and 42 C.F.R. Part 2;
  • Prescription monitoring programs;
  • And more!

The Legal Action Center’s lawyers are the nation’s leading experts in confidentiality of alcohol and drug treatment and prevention records. Take advantage of that expertise and buy Confidentiality and Communication 2012 today. It’s almost like having a Legal Action Center lawyer on your staff!


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