Category Archives: Ethics and HIPAA

Breach of Confidentiality Claims

Therapists and counselors are expected to be keenly aware of their duty of confidentiality, but [...]

Licensing Board Issues Warning to Patients who Travel Out of State! (Regarding Telephone Counseling / Psychotherapy)

Suppose that you have been treating or counseling an adult individual, or a couple, or a child [...]

Insurance Company Records Request

It seems that requests by insurance companies or contractors for insurance companies for copies [...]

Federal Regulations and Guidelines for Client Access to Records

The US Department Of Health and Human Services has published guidelines for individuals’ right [...]

HIPAA Regulations and Your Practice

The health and privacy rule is part of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of [...]

5 Ways To Protect Your Patients’ Rights

April 11-17 is Health Information Privacy and Security Week, during which healthcare providers [...]

New Protected Health Information Changes From HIPAA

With the new HIPAA guidelines that have been put into action on September 23, 2013, it’s [...]

Platforms That are HIPAA Compliant

If the site you are using does not require you to sign an agreement of some sort, then your [...]

What Is HIPAA Compliance Anyway?

New HIPAA regulations could be putting a strain on your practice. Everyday communication [...]

The Dos and Don’ts of Patient Outreach

As medical practices become more and more concerned with profit margins, and new healthcare plans [...]

HIPAA and Technology: The Need to Know

New technologies in the medical world use the Internet of things to communicate medical data to [...]

Best Practices for Cyber Security in the Healthcare Field

Cyber security is a hot and incredibly pertinent issue in the mental and allied health field [...]

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