What keeps an online video therapy appointment secure?
Your online session should provide end-to-end encryption and access control so that the session cannot be accessed or intercepted by anyone other than the therapist and the invited client or clients.
How does HIPAA affect online video therapy sessions?
For mental health professionals practicing in the United States, The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) spells out privacy and security standards that are meant to protect the confidentiality and integrity of patient health information. For online video therapy sessions, this means that the platform that you use must provide end-to-end encryption and meeting access control functionality. You can access information about HIPAA Security Standards on The Department of Health and Human Services website.
Do you provide or recommend a solution for online video therapy sessions?
Our Schedule > Bill > Deliver solution will work with the online session platform that you choose, but we do recommend Citrix GoToMeeting. Citrix GoToMeeting is an online meeting solution that can help your practice deliver online sessions securely. company or office meet these guidelines. Click here to find out more about secure online therapy sessions.
Can a third party join a video session and compromise privacy?
Your session should be limited only to invited participants.
How will I get paid for online video therapy sessions?
When clients book an online therapy session, our Schedule > Bill > Deliver solution enables you to specify if payment is required in advance.
Have more questions about delivering online video therapy sessions?
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