HIPAA and Mental Health Treatment For Adolescents

February 21, 2012

HIPAA and privacy: To what extent should parents involve themselves in the mental health treatment of an adolescent?

Regarding privacy concerns and involvement in mental health treatment for family members, what do you say?

For more information on health infomation privacy, see

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules

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