We’re thrilled to announce our new informational resource. We will be sharing a series of vlogs to dispel common HIPAA myths and provide you with practical guidance tailored to your practice. Our goal is to help you build a robust, adaptable, and optimized practice that meets all your functionality and security needs. In this video, PCT’s director Liath introduces the series and explains how we will tackle these myths one at a time. Stay tuned for myth-busting episodes that will provide comforting and reassuring resources to support your practice.
we address and dispel the myth that clients can “waive” HIPAA — and address the sources of that myth, including the separate consideration and right under HIPAA for clients to request “alternative” or non-secure communications.
Artificial Intelligence Utilization & Implications in Mental Health Care: How Person Centered Tech is Helping the Helpers
As the adoption of utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI) is proliferating in just about every context and use application imaginable, we at Person Centered Tech are understandably focused on what the legal, ethical, and clinical standard of care considerations are – and on identifying the resultant risk management, privacy/security, and clinical care outcome implications, so that […]
Changes related to the 21st Century Cures Act – more descriptively referred to as the Information Blocking Rule – occurred on October 6th, 2022 when the “final rule” went into effect. Specifically, the limitations on the definition of electronic health information (EHI) that were in place since the Information Blocking Rule went into effect on April 5th, 2021 have been lifted. What does that mean to you, as a mental health care provider and “IB actor”? We’ll break down the key points.
Avoidance. We can be pretty good at it. But, we know that avoiding discomfort isn’t always a healthy way to cope with difficult topics. That’s why transition planning and contingency planning are so important– and are an important part of the PCT way. Getting things in order can be a gift not just to ourselves, but […]
The No Surprises Act Support and Resources We know that the specifics of how to provide the GFEs for self-pay clients have generated a lot of questions and some understandable anxiety within the practicing community. We have addressed the No Surprises Act and GFE specifics a number of times in both of our direct support and consultation […]
Telehealth legislation aimed at removing barriers to care is abounding in the current landscape of state law. Emergency out-of-state practice allowances have been ending, bringing legislators to look towards meeting the telehealth and healthcare needs of their constituents for the long term. We’ve seen examples of progressive telehealth legislation being passed in Arizona, Illinois, West […]
Let’s bust a few important myths regarding the new rule and the rights that clients have in order to find some clarity through the confusion.
Rights of Access is becoming a big deal and we are finding lots of colleagues are still unsure about what this means for their practice. In this quick 11-minute video, Roy shares some key tips to help you grasp exactly what this will look like in your practice- whether you are in a group practice […]