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Psychotherapy notes are granted special protection

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Psychotherapy notes are granted special protection under the federal Health Insurance Portabilityand Accountability Act (HIPAA) as long as they're kept physically separate from progressrecords. Also, for a therapist to release psychotherapy notes, a patient must sign a detailedauthorization form specifically authorizing their release. (Clay, 2007). Another unique elementabout psychotherapy notes is that they must exclude a number of items including medication7
PROGRESS NOTEprescription and monitoring, counseling session starts and stop times, treatment frequency andmodality, clinical test results and any summaries of a patient’s diagnosis, functional status,treatment plans, symptoms, prognosis, and progress notes to date (TheraNest, 2018).Explain Why the Items you Included in the Privileged Note Would Not Be Included in theClient’ Progress Note8
Does Preceptor Keep Privileged Notes? Why? Or Why Not?
PROGRESS NOTEReferences:Clay, R. (2007, January). Keeping track. Retrieved fromTheraNest. (2018, June 11). What are Psychotherapy Notes vs Progress Notes? Retrieved from9
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