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Complete Overview of Regulations: 42 CFR Part 2
Regulations Do Not Apply: Program Communications


c.) Program Communications

When substance abuse program personnel need substance abuse information to perform their duties, the Part 2 restrictions on disclosure do not apply to the communication of that information between or among such personnel56 or between a program and an entity with direct administrative control over the program.57 Entities with direct administrative control are subject to the Part 2 disclosure restrictions with respect to the information they receive from programs.58



  • 56. 42 CFR § 2.12(c)(3)(i).
  • 57. 42 CFR § 2.12(c)(3)(ii).
  • 58. 42 CFR § 2.12(d)(2)(ii).