Dr. Michael Perusich: We usually keep ours right at the front desk. It's laminated, it's ready to go if any patient ever says I'd like to see it.
Michael: Well, you can usually get one from -- either your malpractice carrier will offer you one. We have copies and examples on our website if you're a member of Therapist Consultants. Everybody is supposed to have one. To be fully compliant with HIPAA, you're supposed to post it on your website. You could be sneaky and go look at somebody else's website, I suppose.
David: There's 650,000 therapists in the United States, 325,000 of them are in private practice. So in theory, you have about 300,000 of them. You could find somewhere if you wanted to. So just look at other people's websites and take that one or go to your professional association, something like that. Again, remember, if you're client we have a good copy on our website. Now, we mentioned that you do have to have it on your website to be HIPAA compliant. If you don't have it on your website right now, you are not in HIPAA compliance, it's just that simple.
Make sure that you have that form, that policy and that you keep it in your office and on your website and you'll be a lot closer to being in HIPAA compliance. This is David Kats and Dr. Michael Perusich, thanks for listening.
Michael: Hi everybody, Mike Perusich with Therapist Consultants here. Just wanted to thank you for enjoying this week's video tape. Don't forget, as members of Therapist Consultants, each and every Tuesday, we have our weekly webinar where we cover topics like this week's video tip and anything else that we need to talk about to help build your practice. If you're not a member, I challenge you to check out our website, give us a call and become a member. We have great educational programs and wonderful tips on how to build the practice of your dreams. I'm Mike Perusich with Therapist Consultants
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