Tag Archives: hipaa regulations

Patient Access to Treatment Records

While mental health treatment records are owned by the practitioner (assuming a private practitioner/sole proprietorship), patients [...]

HIPAA Regulations and Your Practice

The health and privacy rule is part of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). It covers the [...]

HIPAA Examined By Congressional Committee

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania, has held [...]

Law and Ethics: Questions to Ponder

There comes a time when the practitioner believes that the patient presents a serious and imminent danger of violence against the [...]