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Flashcards in HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act) Deck (20):
1

HIPAA only applies to health care providers who engage in covered transactions on behalf of clients with ?

third party electronically (i.e. send records to get paid to an insurance company electronically)

2

What can be released without a release/consent to the insurance company?

Medical records, psychotherapy records, treatment notes

3

What is written in "Psychotherapy NOTES"?

client's secrets, disclosures, verbatim comments, therapist's reflection

4

Psychotherapy Notes are kept separately from?

separately from medical records

5

Psychotherapy Notes are not released/provided to ?

client or subpoena

6

HIPAA privacy rule gives patients 5 rights.
1. The right to request ? of their protected health information.

1. certain uses and disclosures

7

HIPAA privacy rule gives patients 5 rights.
2. The right to receive ?

2. confidential communications from providers.

8

HIPAA privacy rule gives patients 5 rights.
3. The right to inspect and receive a copy of their?

3. Protected Health Information (PHI)

9

HIPAA privacy rule gives patients 5 rights.
4. The right to ? their PHI

4. amend

10

HIPAA privacy rule gives patients 5 rights.
5. The right to receive a paper copy of ?

Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP)

11

Notice of Privacy Practices must be given to clients when?

on or before the first time they receive treatment.

12

A copy of the Notice of Privacy Practices must be posted on ?

therapist's office and website

13

Therapist must receive some form of ? from client when giving Notice of Privacy Practices to client.

written acknowledgement

14

Notice of Privacy Practices must include:
1. how the therapist will use and disclose?

client's PHI

15

Notice of Privacy Practices must include:
2. describe how therapists protects information under?

privacy Rule

16

Notice of Privacy Practices must include:
3. specify circumstances when ?

exceptions to confidentiality happens

17

Notice of Privacy Practices must include:
4. describe the uses and disclosures that are allowed for ? 3 purposes

treatment, payment, health care operation purposes

18

Notice of Privacy Practices must include:
5. describe the rights that clients have with respect to ?

their PHI

19

Notice of Privacy Practices must include:
6. notify clients of how they may obtain ?

access to their PHI

20

HIPAA mandates covered entities be "enumerated" - what does this mean?

a therapist must obtain National provider Identifier (NPI). this replaces Tax ID or SSN.