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Legal Issues In Substance Use Disorders

Addiction Medicine Grand Rounds
Presenter Details
Benjamin Runkle, JD

Ben Runkle is an attorney with Gammage and Burnham. His practice includes assisting hospital systems and behavioral health providers with a variety of legal issues including regulatory compliance, claims reimbursement and government investigations. Prior to joining the firm, Ben gained invaluable experience representing state agencies, such as AHCCCS and the Division of Developmental Disabilities, in policy development and litigation.

Additional Information

"Legal Issues in Substance Use Disorders" will be presented via Zoom; password 501078.

The educational objective for the Addiction Medicine Grand Rounds is to provide health professionals with updates on addiction topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care. 

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Learning Objectives
  • Identify the privacy prohibitions of HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2.
  • Recognize when 42 CFR Part 2 applies to patient information.
  • Analyze potential violations of HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2 on social media.
  • Maintain a social media presence in compliance with privacy laws.
CME Credit/Disclaimer

All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and the CME office reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity. 

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:00pm




Steven Schaefer
College of Medicine – Tucson
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