Confidentiality Regulation Resources

  • On August 10, 1987, Federal Regulations established laws about patient confidentiality. Licensed Substance Use Disorder (SUD) programs are required to establish policies and procedures to address patient confidentiality. The polices will cover the following information and records, which is considered confidential:

    • Records of Identity

    • Records of Prognosis

    • Records of Diagnosis

    • Treatment Records

    • Attendance Records

    • Patient Status Records

    • Physical Whereabouts Records

    The above covered information may be released only by written consent signed by the client.

Contact Us

  • Michigan Department of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs
    Bureau of Community and Health Systems
    State Licensing Section
    611 W. Ottawa Street
    PO Box 30664
    Lansing, MI 48909

    Phone: 517-241-1970
    Fax: 517-241-3354
    Email: bchs-statelicensing@michigan.gov