HIPAA, Social Media, and Technology
A Guide for Mental Health Professionals

Chapter 2: HIPAA for Mental Health Practitioners
Part 3: Why HIPAA Matters for Mental Health Practitioners

Though there's a lot to keep track of in HIPAA's regulations, it's the law of the land. Failure to comply could result in…

  • Losing your credentials or licensure.
  • Fines.
  • Lawsuits.

If that last bullet point comes as a surprise, maybe it's time to brush up on the 2014 HIPAA-related court case in Connecticut. This case opened the door to lawsuits against healthcare providers over HIPAA violations.

HIPAA noncompliance can result in revoked licensure, fines, and lawsuits.

Next: Part 4: How HIPAA Violations Can Be Considered a Form of Negligence

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