What is PCI DSS and Why Do I Care?

EMV Card Reader With Card Inserted

PCI DSS is a special set of regulations that we like to call “Credit card HIPAA.” If you take credit cards in your practice, you do have to comply with PCI DSS. The good news is that it’s quite a bit easier than HIPAA. This article helps make sense of it.

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Ethics of Disclosure to Clients Who Pay With Plastic or Online Transfers

Mobile payment apps like Square and online payment services like PayPal make it surpassingly easy for therapists in private practice — or even for small agencies — to accept credit card payments without much upfront investment. Do we need client consent to use these services, however? What kind of information is needed for informed consent? […]