Part I - Application in the Health Center Setting

August 20, 2020

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The webinars in 42 CFR Part 2 Compliance webinar series and can be purchased individually or as part of the series. To learn more and/or purchase the full series, click here.

In developing substance use disorder services in response to the opioid epidemic, many health centers are uncertain whether they must comply with the federal substance use disorder confidentiality regulations at 42 CFR Part 2 (“Part 2”). This uncertainty occurs because whether Part 2 applies depends entirely upon how a health center provides substance use disorder services and whether a health center receives Part 2-protected records.

Health centers must regularly review their model for providing substance use disorder services to determine whether Part 2 applies.  Health centers must also determine whether Part 2-protected records can be segregated or segmented to limit the applicability of Part 2 to a patient’s entire record as described in SAMHSA’s 2020 Final Rule.

In this first webinar, FTLF attorneys will:

  • Guide health centers through the process of determining whether Part 2 applies to their entire health center or to certain sites, teams, or employees;
  • Discuss when health centers are “lawful holders” of Part 2 records and how to segregate or segment the Part 2 records to limit the applicability of Part 2 to other patient records; and
  • Dispel the top myths about Part 2 compliance.


Target Audience

  • Compliance Officers
  • Privacy Officers
  • Medical Records
  • Substance Use Disorder Providers
  • MAT Program Directors and Staff
  • Operations

Learning Objectives

After this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Determine whether Part 2 applies to your health center’s substance use disorder services
  • Identify whether your health center is a “lawful holder” of Part 2 records
  • Understand how segregating or segmenting Part 2 records can limit the applicability of Part 2 to your health center’s records
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/20/2020 - 1:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
08/20/2020 - 2:00pm EDT


As Partner and Compliance Counsel with the firm’s health law practice group, Dianne advises health centers on implementing effective compliance programs and on addressing top compliance risk areas. Dianne counsels health centers and other organizations on developing compliance programs that include the OIG’s seven elements, respond to identified compliance risk areas, and reflect the organization’s culture.  Dianne also advises health centers and other organizations on patient privacy and confidentiality, including the HIPAA Privacy Rule and 42 CFR Part 2.  She has experience responding to privacy and security incidents, including determining whether there has been a breach, notifying patients and the government, and creating corrective action plans. [Full Bio]

Participants can earn up to 1.20 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications upon completion of all course requirements.


If you purchase CPE credit for this webinar you must satisfy the following conditions in order to receive your certificate:

  1. Answer at least 3 of the polling questions during the webinar
  2. Complete the evaluation survey after the conclusion of the webinar or in the follow-up email

Upon completion of these requirements, FTLF will email you your CPE Certificate within five (5) business days.


  • Prerequisites: None 
  • Target Audience: Compliance Officers, Privacy Officers, Medical Records, Substance Use Disorder Providers, MAT Program Directors and Staff, Operations
  • Advanced Preparation: None  
  • Program Level: All
  • Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
  • Attendance Requirements: In order to be awarded the full credits, you must respond to three (3) out of five (5) polling questions.

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance


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The webinars in 42 CFR Part 2 Compliance webinar series and can be purchased individually or as part of the series. To purchase the full series, click here.

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