Category Archives: Risk Management

Fees – Reminders

Some practitioners struggle, especially as they enter the profession or start a new business, perhaps online, with the setting of fees [...]

Supervisor Vulnerability

Avoiding Liability Bulletin – February 2019 The discussion that follows …

Confidentiality – Seeking Patient Referrals via Social Media

...Practitioners must always be aware of the duty of confidentiality and must be certain that they are not revealing enough information [...]

When and Why Should I Report a Claim or Subpoena?

Your duty as an insured is to report a subpoena, claim or potential claim as soon as it comes to your attention. This is in your best [...]

Conviction of a Crime

Do you believe that a licensed mental health professional should lose his or her license (and perhaps a successful career) after the [...]

Cyber Liability: Laptop Theft and Other PHI Breach Risks

Mental and allied health providers, especially business entities, have a heightened cyber security risk exposure because we're not just [...]

Telehealth / Teletherapy Practice in California: Resource Links Provided by CAMFT

There's a cultural shift in the way mental health professionals are practicing now. As opposed to the traditional office setting, [...]

General Topics / Considerations for Mental Health Professionals to Prevent Exposure to Licensing Board Complaints

Below is a second outline to the previous article, "An Outline of Commonly Encountered Litigation Issues for Mental Health [...]

An Outline of Commonly Encountered Litigation Issues For Mental Health Professionals (And How to Navigate Them)

Below is an outline, written by Attorney John M. Cox, that identifies common litigation issues for mental health professionals and [...]

The Importance of Consent Forms in Your Mental Health Practice

Infоrmеd consent rеfеrѕ to the рrосеѕѕ whereby thе раtіеnt аnd thе рrасtіtіоnеr engage іn a dіаlоguе аbоut a proposed trеаtmеnt'ѕ [...]

Is Your LLC or Business Entity Insured?

Starting your own private practice is a significant milestone. It means you’re ready to stand behind a clinic that you’re proud of. For [...]

Federal Regulations and Guidelines for Client Access to Records

The US Department Of Health and Human Services has published guidelines for individuals’ right under HIPAA to access their health [...]

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