AGs To Congress: Align 42 CFR Part 2 With HIPAA, Remove Barriers To MAT

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / August 6, 2019 at 6:03 PM
The National Association of Attorneys General called on House and Senate leaders to vote on bills that would loosen the strict privacy scheme known as 42 CFR Part 2, pass legislation to remove barriers to accessing buprenorphine, and fully eliminate the Institutions for Mental Diseases (IMD) exclusion in order to expand access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT). Thirty-nine attorneys general called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate...

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