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Resource Overview

The Office for Civil Right's new HIPAA random audit program is in effect and significantly increases enforcement procedures following breaches, Health Centers need to ensure that their organization is fully complying with HIPAA regulations while at the same time providing systems that meet modern health information sharing and communication requirements that allow for increaseed continuity of care.  

Health Centers will need the right privacy protections for health information, and the necessary documented policies and procedures per HIPAA regulations, as well as documentation of actions taken per the policies of their organization. The resources in this section provide best practices, strategies and templates for better understanding nuances of HIPAA regulations and how they pertain to a Health Center's specific setting.

HIPAA Resources
Sharing Behavioral Health Data over an HIE
SAMHSA and AzHeC
/ Categories: HIPAA

Sharing Behavioral Health Data over an HIE

A use case example from the Arizona Health-e Connection and SAMHSA Consent2Share project

This presentation by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Health IT efforts provides reviewers an opportunity to:

  • Explore the history of SAMHSA’s Opioid Treatment Program Service Continuity Project (OTP SCP)
  • Spotlight OTP SCP II, focusing on successes, challenges, and lessons learned
  • Introduce resources for others looking to share health information in compliance with 42 CFR Part 2

This overview is provided to health center leadership and staff to help them better understand new practices and technologies in the field that can assist in compliance with HIPAA 42 CFR Part 2 regulations when trying to participate in health information exchange activities.

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This resource collection was cultivated and developed by the HITEQ team with valuable suggestions and contributions from HITEQ Project collaborators.

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