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IOWA LEGISLATURE AMENDS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DISCLOSURE LAWS

Posted in Medical Records, Mental Health, Release of Information

2016 Amendments Permit Disclosure for Care Coordination Only Under State Law One of the more challenging aspects of medical records management are federal and state legalities around release of substance abuse and mental health patient information. This year, the Iowa General Assembly passed legislation, Senate File 2144, to permit disclosure of otherwise confidential behavioral health… Continue Reading