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e-CFR Data is current as of October 21, 2014

Title 42Chapter ISubchapter APart 2


TITLE 42—Public Health

CHAPTER I—PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

SUBCHAPTER A—GENERAL PROVISIONS

PART 2—CONFIDENTIALITY OF ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE PATIENT RECORDS

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Subpart A—INTRODUCTION

§2.1
Statutory authority for confidentiality of drug abuse patient records.
§2.2
Statutory authority for confidentiality of alcohol abuse patient records.
§2.3
Purpose and effect.
§2.4
Criminal penalty for violation.
§2.5
Reports of violations.
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Subpart B—GENERAL PROVISIONS

§2.11
Definitions.
§2.12
Applicability.
§2.13
Confidentiality restrictions.
§2.14
Minor patients.
§2.15
Incompetent and deceased patients.
§2.16
Security for written records.
§2.17
Undercover agents and informants.
§2.18
Restrictions on the use of identification cards.
§2.19
Disposition of records by discontinued programs.
§2.20
Relationship to State laws.
§2.21
Relationship to Federal statutes protecting research subjects against compulsory disclosure of their identity.
§2.22
Notice to patients of Federal confidentiality requirements.
§2.23
Patient access and restrictions on use.
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Subpart C—DISCLOSURES WITH PATIENT'S CONSENT

§2.31
Form of written consent.
§2.32
Prohibition on redisclosure.
§2.33
Disclosures permitted with written consent.
§2.34
Disclosures to prevent multiple enrollments in detoxification and maintenance treatment programs.
§2.35
Disclosures to elements of the criminal justice system which have referred patients.
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Subpart D—DISCLOSURES WITHOUT PATIENT CONSENT

§2.51
Medical emergencies.
§2.52
Research activities.
§2.53
Audit and evaluation activities.
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Subpart E—COURT ORDERS AUTHORIZING DISCLOSURE AND USE

§2.61
Legal effect of order.
§2.62
Order not applicable to records disclosed without consent to researchers, auditors and evaluators.
§2.63
Confidential communications.
§2.64
Procedures and criteria for orders authorizing disclosures for noncriminal purposes.
§2.65
Procedures and criteria for orders authorizing disclosure and use of records to criminally investigate or prosecute patients.
§2.66
Procedures and criteria for orders authorizing disclosure and use of records to investigate or prosecute a program or the person holding the records.
§2.67
Orders authorizing the use of undercover agents and informants to criminally investigate employees or agents of a program.


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