AVOIDING LIABILITY BLOG

Subpoena for Records and Notes

Suppose the therapist’s mental health records and notes regarding the patient are subpoenaed by the defendant (the former employer) [...]

Patient Access to “Psychotherapy Notes”

Under federal regulations implementing HIPAA, a patient has certain rights with respect to inspecting and copying their health records [...]

Psychotherapy Notes/Records

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

Right to Amend Records

How does your state’s law differ from HIPAA regulations on the issue of the right of the patient to amend your mental health treatment [...]

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