October 6, 2013
The HIPAA Privacy Rule states that an individual’s health information cannot be used internally or disclosed to others without the individual’s permission, unless there is a specific regulatory exception. However, as the book details, there are significant exceptions in the regulations. Now that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has made HIPAA enforcement a priority, mental health providers should ensure that their compliance programs are up to date to avoid costly and time consuming HIPAA violations.
The manual, which was written for private mental health practitioners who are practicing in the State of Colorado, is available for sale here.