HIPAA AND THE NEW HELPING FAMILIES IN MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS ACT
The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646) of December, 2013, has been reintroduced by Tim Murphy (R-PA) – Subcommittee Chairman for the House Energy & Commerce Oversight and Investigations – and Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) with a double purpose. First, it is hoped that the new bill will help to improve the standard of mental health care provided to patients, and secondly a number of new provisions will be introduced to ensure patient privacy is protected. READ MORE
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