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APA's updated HIPAA privacy rule compliance manual

APA Launches HIPAA Privacy Rule Compliance Manual

In mid-Oct., the APA released its updated HIPAA Privacy Rule Manual, a Guide for Psychiatric Practices. The manual includes step by step instructions, checklists, template forms and patient notices, frequently asked questions, a thorough explanation of the regulations, and cross references to useful APA developed materials on issues including treatment of psychotherapy notes and 'minimum necessary' disclosure standards.

The manual is a offered as a free benefit for only APA members.

The manual as well as other HIPAA resources can be found at:



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