AHIP Backs Legislation Aligning 42 CFR Part 2 With HIPAA

April 11, 2019
America’s Health Insurance Plans sent letters of support to sponsors of Senate and House bills that would align the strict privacy scheme for substance abuse treatment records, 42 CFR Part 2, with the less-stringent Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The bipartisan, bicameral bills were introduced by Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) in the House and Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) in the Senate earlier this month . AHIP’s letters to the...

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