Tag Archives: privacy rule

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 [...]

Patient Access to Treatment Records

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

The Importance of The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has been the subject of much confusion since its passage in 1966. For [...]