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Bulletin from the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services – OMHSAS-23-05: Confidentiality of Records Changes Due to ACT 32 of 2022 and Aligning with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

Amendments/Updates to the Mental Health Procedures Act


On July 7, 2022, Act 32 of 2022 (P.L. 428, No. 32) was signed into law, amending the Mental Health Procedures Act by updating definitions and confidentiality requirements.  Act 32 of 2022 also requires the Department to promulgate regulations.   

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