The law protects the relationship between a client and a counselor, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission.
NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES
THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW PSYCHOLOGICAL AND MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU OR YOUR CHILD MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS
INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
I. Uses and Disclosures for Treatment, Payment, and Health Care Operations
I may use or disclose the protected health information (PHI), of you or your child for treatment, payment, and health care operations purposes with your consent. To help clarify these terms, here are some definitions:
II. Uses and Disclosures Requiring Authorization
III. Uses and Disclosures with Neither Consent nor Authorization
I may use or disclose PHI without your consent or authorization in the following circumstances:
IV. Patient’s Rights and Psychologist’s Duties