HIPAA NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES
THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL/MENTAL HEALTH INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
This information is effective as of January 2019. CONFIDENTIALITY Federal and State laws protect your confidentiality (See 42 U.S.C. 290dd-3 and 290ee-3 for Federal laws and 42 CFR Part 2, 491.0147 FL). Your counselor will not share information with any person outside of Advanced Behavioral Health Analysis, LLC. without your permission, except as required by law or needed to file your insurance claim. Information obtained by minors is not generally shared with parents without permission. Exceptions to confidentiality: Federal regulations do not protect from disclosure of information related to a client’s involvement in a crime against property or personnel. We are required under State law to report suspected abuse of a child, elderly person, or individual with a disability, or any reported sexual misconduct by a licensed health care provider. We may share limited information in the event of a medical emergency or in the event of a specialized court order signed by a judge. Your counselor has the option of breeching confidentiality if you report a specific plan or intent to cause serious bodily harm to an identifiable person. HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) laws allow you access to your file and protect the electronic transfer of information. This notice describes our polices related to the use and disclosure of the client’s healthcare information. Use and disclosure of protected health information for the purposes of providing services. Providing treatment services, collecting payment and conducting healthcare operations are necessary activities for quality care. State and federal ABHA Demographic and Informed Consent 9 laws allow us to use and disclose your health information for these purposes.