Researchers and health care providers increasingly realize the importance of coordinating a patient’s behavioral and medical health care. Federal regulations under 42 CFR Part 2 require that providers obtain patient consent before sharing information about substance use disorder treatment. This report from the Association for Community Health Plans describes the challenges insurers and Medicaid health plans have in coordinating care while adhering to 42 CFR Part 2 requirements. The report describes strategies various Medicaid health plans have adopted to facilitate the confidential sharing of patient health information in order to improve care coordination.
Funding Source: Open Society Foundations
The Impact of 42 CFR Part 2 on Care Coordination by Health Plans for Members with Substance Use Disorders
A report on the challenges of coordinating care for patients under the 42 CFR Part 2 regulations from the Association for Community Health Plans.