December 18, 2020
Additional Highlights from the Federal Register
Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Patient Records
CMS has released the final rule amending regulations governing the confidentiality of SUD patient records to clarify the conditions under which a court may authorize disclosure of confidential communications. This final rule is effective January 13, 2021.
340B Drug Pricing Program: Administrative Dispute Resolution Regulation
HHS has released a final rule outlining the administrative dispute resolution process for the 340B Program. This final rule is effective January 13, 2021.
Regulatory Sprint to Coordinated Care, HIPAA Changes
HHS has released a proposed rule that includes proposed changes to patients’ access rights to Protected Health Information and electronic health information exchange. Comments will be due 60 days after its publication on the Federal Register.