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Event date: 5/20/2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Export event
Understanding SAMHSA and OCR Guidance for Telehealth SUD and MH Services, and Update on the CARES Act
Alyssa Carlisle
/ Categories: Telehealth, Webinars, Archived

Understanding SAMHSA and OCR Guidance for Telehealth SUD and MH Services, and Update on the CARES Act

This presentation reviewed guidance released by OCR and SAMHSA about federal patient privacy regulations while providing SUD and MH telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic, and recent changes to federal SUD privacy law introduced in the CARES Act.

Webinar Objectives:

  • Identify recent changes to federal SUD privacy law introduced in the CARES Act
  • Discuss OCR and SAMHSA privacy guidance in response to rapidly expanding telehealth services due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Describe how to access resources and TA provided by the CoE-PHI

Who Should Attend?

SUD and MH treatment providers, administrators, state agency leaders, and others involved in transitioning to providing care to patients/clients remotely

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Acknowledgements

This resource collection was compiled by the HITEQ staff with portions contributed by Chris Espersen, HITEQ Advisory Committee member and Independent Contractor and Past President of Midwest Clinicians Network; Shane McBride, Independent Contractor and Past Vice President of Quality and Clinical Systems at South End Community Health Center; Chris Grasso, Associate Director for Informatics & Data Services- The Fenway Institute; and Ed Phippen, Principal - Phippen Consulting, LLC.

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