Confidentiality in treatment is every patient’s right. We will never divulge any
information about you without your expressed written consent.
You are also obligated to never divulge any information to others regarding any other patient encountered while in the programs. Patient confidentiality is not only valued by our staff but protected by State and Federal laws (HIPPA and 42CFR).
Health Insurances Portability and Accountability – The HIPPA Privacy Rule was designed to provide standards to protect patients’ medical records and other health information provided to health plans, doctors, hospitals and other medical care providers. Developed by the Department of Health and Human Services, the standards provide patients more control over how their personal health information is used and disclosed.
42CFR Part 2 and 8
In addition to HIPPA, our clinics and patients’ information are protected by the Code of Federal Regulations 42CFR part 2 governing the confidentiality of drug and alcohol abuse treatment and prevention records and part 8 which references our accreditation process and the federal opioid treatment standards and the federal opioid treatment standards.