Tag Archives: hipaa privacy rule

Keeping Your License – Some Thoughts

The most valuable business asset you have is your license. While I have known people who have had [...]

HIPAA – “Covered Providers”

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

Subpoena for Records and Notes

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

HIPAA, FERPA, and Student Health Records

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

ABC’s of Avoiding Liability – H: HIPAA

What agency of government investigates patient complaints for a violation of HIPAA’s Privacy [...]

“Duty To Warn”

… Only (my tongue is firmly implanted in cheek) thirty-six years after the landmark Tarasoff vs. [...]

Duty to Warn

Media coverage of the March 2015 tragic airplane crash in the French Alps once again brought to [...]

Confidentiality and the Dangerous Patient

Although I have previously written about this topic on several occasions (see Archives), the [...]

Confidentiality and HIPAA

… How do your state laws interact with HIPAA regulations, primarily the “Privacy Rule?” What [...]

Exception

… What is the right of a therapist or counselor to communicate with other health care providers [...]

Duty to Warn

Media coverage of the March 2015 tragic airplane crash in the French Alps once again brought to [...]

Confidentiality – Insurance Reimbursement

The duty of confidentiality is often on the minds of practitioners when it comes to dealing with [...]