I Provide SUD Services in an FQHC: Does Part 2 Apply to Me?
A Decision Tree from the Legal Action Center
This decision tree, developed through funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) helps organizations determine if Part 2 of CFR 42 applies to them.
It should be noted that FQHCs will always be designated as “federally assisted” due to certified status as Medicaid providers and/or federal funding. Under 42 CFR Part 2 (hereafter referred to as “Part 2”), a patient can revoke consent to one or more parties named in a multi-party consent form while leaving the rest of the consent in effect. In a non-Health Information Exchange (HIE) environment, this can be accomplished simply by the Part 2 program indicating on the consent form or in the patient’s record that consent has been revoked with respect to one or more named parties. In an HIE environment, the revocation with respect to one or more parties should be clearly communicated to the Health Information Organization (HIO) as well as noted in the patient’s record by the Part 2 program.
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