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Registered Interns & Telehealth Therapy Hours

March 31st, 2020|

The 491 Board issued a new rule today that (a) allows registered mental health counselor interns to use their telehealth therapy hours towards their 1,500 face-to-face psychotherapy hours (but only if the intern and client had a therapeutic relationship prior to 3/19/20) and (b) permits qualified supervisors to conduct all [...]

Telehealth Remote Communications during COVID-19 Emergency

March 31st, 2020|

OCR Announces Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications During the COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency Today, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced, effective immediately, that it will exercise its enforcement discretion and will waive potential penalties for [...]

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