The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has published a final rule modernizing regulations to reflect the current environment of information sharing through electronic health records.

The new rule aims to protect the identity, diagnosis, prognosis or treatment of patient records maintained in connection with a federally assisted substance abuse treatment program. SAMHSA's modification is an attempt to balance the need for sharing information with the need to protect confidentiality.

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