Primer: Confidentiality in Addiction Treatment
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 7, Number 5, August 2019
Addiction is stigmatized, resulting in historically strict confidentiality rules. But how do we interpret HIPAA and other regulations in 2019 addiction practice? Do we need a ROI every time we communicate with other clinicians/institutions, which seems cumbersome and counterproductive? In this article we cover what you need to know about confidentiality in addiction treatment.