Community Counseling Center

HIPAA Policy

The Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (also know as HIPAA) is federally mandated set of rules and regulations that set standards around the use of patient’s health care information.

It is the policy of Community Counseling Center (CCC) that all members of our workforce will preserve the integrity and confidentiality of information about our clients while ensuring that we have sufficient information to provide the highest quality care. CCC will not disclose protected information without the permission of the client (or his or her parent/guardian or authorized representative) unless specifically permitted by state and federal law. All members of CCC workforce must adhere to this policy. Violation of this policy or these procedures is grounds for disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment, termination of association or affiliation with CCC and criminal, civil, or professional sanctions in accordance with CCC’s policies and procedures.