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Walter Boone Authored Article for Behavioral Healthcare Executive Regarding SAMHSA Confidentiality Regulations
Walter Boone, partner in the firm’s Jackson office and member of the Health Care and Litigation Practice Groups, authored an article for Behavioral Healthcare Executive regarding the new Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) confidentiality regulations. The article discusses how treatment centers can prepare for the new SAMHSA final rules governing confidentiality of patient records for substance abuse disorders. In a question and answer format, Walter shared insights with treatment centers regarding who the rules apply to, what changes may be required to confidentiality forms and procedures, and what will be necessary to comply with the new rules.