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COVID-19 Telehealth Reimbursement Update

COVID-19 Telehealth Reimbursement Update* Telehealth reimbursement for services delivered during COVID-19 has reportedly been variable. Practitioners across professions are voicing complaints about rejected billing. In this brief article, the Telebehavioral Health Institute (TBHI) summarizes current events as reported from key …

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HIPAA Medical Records Release

HIPAA Medical Records Release   The HIPAA Privacy Rule grants patients or their personal representatives the right to receive, inspect and review their health information. Covered entities, to comply with the Privacy Rule, must follow HIPAA medical records release rules, …

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COVID-19 Telehealth Group Therapy and HIPAA Privacy

Group therapy and HIPAA: Mental health practitioners may provide therapy without violating the HIPAA Privacy Rule.

Telehealth Group Therapy and HIPAA Privacy Rule When dealing with Protected Health Information (PHI) in situations involving telehealth group therapy and HIPAA privacy rule, the clinician may disclose treatment information about a particular patient to certain individuals and entities involved …

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COVID-19 Impact on Counseling

How did COVID-19 impact you and your ability to provide services to your clients?

COVID-19 Impact on Counseling In this time of crisis, Congress is asking for help from the counseling community on how COVID-19 has impacted you and your ability to provide services to your clients.  They are also asking specifically on what …

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HIPAA Provider to Provider Communication

HIPAA Provider to Provider Communication Providers often have a need to communicate with other providers to consult on patient care. HIPAA provider to provider communication is permitted under certain circumstances without prior patient consent. HIPAA provider to provider communication refers …