On August 22, 2019, the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced a proposed rule to make changes to health record privacy for addiction treatment. The rule amends provisions of CFR 42 part 2 regulations on confidentiality of health records of people receiving addiction treatment. The rule loosens restrictions on information sharing, with the goal of improving care coordination. The proposed changes to CFR 42 part 2 were published in two documents in the Federal Register on August 26, 2019. One document focuses on a wording change to amend provisions of CFR 42 part 2 to clarify . . .