CONFIDENTIALITY

Neuropsychiatric Associates of Austin adheres to and abides by all HIPAA regulations. We are well aware of the particular sensitivity as pertains to confidentiality in the arena of mental health. We subscribe to The American Psychiatric Association Guidelines on Confidentiality:

 

“The patient’s consent to the release of information from his or her medical record should be informed and given freely, without threat or coercion. For their consent to be informed, patients should have an appreciation of the nature and content of the information to be released, the purposes for which it will be used, the manner in which it will be protected, and the extent to which any of the information be re-disclosed to other parties.”