5 CE Clock Hours suitable for NC LPCs, LCSWs, and LMFTs A 5-hour training for private practice mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, clinical social workers, and psychologists in psychotherapy practice to navigate the “digital ethics” and legal pitfalls in modern practice management. We will discuss: confidentiality and other HIPAA/ethics concerns in electronic communications […]
The new 2014 ACA Code has made sweeping changes to standard of care around using communications tech with clients. We discuss and explore the new standards.
All communications with a client are legally part of their medical record, but do we document every single email or text? How do we document them?
A major upside of the 2013 HIPAA Omnibus Rule was the clarification that clients can request to receive unencrypted emails if first informed of the risks.
I know most of us need new HIPAA/HITECH rules like we need bird flu, but they’re here. And they have a lot to say about us doing risk assessments.