AVOIDING LIABILITY BLOG

Waiving the Copayment: Part 1

If a patient with insurance coverage is unable to afford his or her portion of the fee (the copayment) as specified in the policy, is [...]

Waiving the Copayment: Part 2

This topic was discussed in the last Avoiding Liability Bulletin (October 2010). It raised a few questions from a reader that I thought [...]

Treating Children

… When can a therapist or counselor treat or provide other services to a minor without the knowledge or consent of either parent? The [...]

Consent vs. Authorization

… These two words are often misused and misunderstood, not only by therapists and counselors, but also by state legislation (law) and [...]

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