Tag Archives: confidentiality of patient records

Mandatory Reporting, Confidentiality When Communicating With Other Health Care Professionals and Access to Records vs. Subpoena for Records

Most licensed mental health practitioners are aware of their duty to report knowledge or reasonable suspicion of child abuse, elder [...]

Fact of the Relationship

… Care must be taken to protect the confidentiality of not only the records and communications between therapist and patient, but the [...]

Death of the Patient

… Suppose that your client/patient doesn’t appear for a scheduled appointment and that shortly thereafter you are contacted by a deputy [...]

The Search Warrant

… Suppose law enforcement officials unexpectedly appear at your office and inform you that they are there to execute a search warrant [...]