About the bill
H.R. 6082 amends the Public Health Service Act to permit substance use disorder (SUD) records to be shared among covered entities and Part 2 programs in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), for the purposes of treatment, payment, and healthcare operations. In order to protect individuals seeking and receiving SUD treatment, the bill enhances the protections on the disclosure of SUD treatment records to non-covered entities and non-Part 2 programs by, except for authorization by court order or by consent of the patient ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 21, 2018
Length: 13 pages
H.R. 6082 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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