eLearning Module: Federal Privacy Regulations When Providing SUD and Mental Health Services

CoE-PHI eLearning Module

This module is designed to introduce you to the federal privacy laws that protect substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health (MH) information. This includes the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the SUD privacy law (42 USC § 290dd-2 and 42 CFR Part 2, known as “Part 2” and will be referred to as such throughout the rest of the module), and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

By the end of this module, you’ll be able to:
  • Describe the basic frameworks of HIPAA, Part 2, and FERPA
  • Identify how HIPAA, Part 2, and FERPA protect SUD and MH information
  • Explain how HIPAA, Part 2, and FERPA work together