Category Archives: HIPAA

HIPAA Regulations and Your Practice

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


… Now that I mentioned HIPAA, why are so many practitioners under the impression that they are [...]


… What is the difference between the way that HIPAA treats the subject of parental access to a [...]

Subpoena for Records and Notes

… Suppose the therapist’s mental health records and notes regarding the patient are subpoenaed by [...]

Patient Access to “Psychotherapy Notes”

… Under federal regulations implementing HIPAA, a patient has certain rights with respect to [...]

Psychotherapy Notes/Records

… In a prior Avoiding Liability Bulletin (June, 2005 - Volume No.2), under the topic of “HIPAA – [...]

Right to Amend Records

… How does your state’s law differ from HIPAA regulations on the issue of the right of the [...]


… On March 16, 2006 the final rule on Enforcement under HIPAA became effective. This enforcement [...]

HIPAA, FERPA, and Student Health Records

… As a result of confusion among health care professionals and school administrators throughout [...]

HIPAA or No HIPAA – That Is the Question

… For those of you who are sole practitioners or soon may become sole practitioners, are you a [...]

HIPAA – Enforcement

… According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), of the [...]

HIPAA Examined By Congressional Committee

... The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. [...]

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