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Complete Overview of Regulations: 42 CFR Part 2
Disclosures Without Patient Consent: Certain Minors


d.) Certain Minors

If a minor patient or applicant’s situation poses a substantial threat to the life or physical well-being of the minor or any other individual and the program director determines that the minor lacks the capacity for rational choice,149 facts relevant to reducing such a threat may be disclosed to the minor’s representative.150



  • 149. 42 CFR § 2.14(d)(1).
  • 150. 42 CFR § 2.14(d)(2).