The Paper Office, Fourth Edition: Forms, Guidelines, and Resources to Make Your Practice Work Ethically, Legally, and Profitably / Edition 4
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The Paper Office, Fourth Edition: Forms, Guidelines, and Resources to Make Your Practice Work Ethically, Legally, and Profitably / Edition 4

by Edward L. Zuckerman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1593858353

ISBN-13: 9781593858353

Pub. Date: 09/05/2008

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Providing essential recordkeeping and risk-reduction tools that every psychotherapy practice needs, this highly practical resource is now in a fully updated fourth edition. It is ideal for new practitioners who want to hit the ground running and for seasoned pros who want to streamline their paperwork and clinical efficiency. Presented are methods for assuring

Overview

Providing essential recordkeeping and risk-reduction tools that every psychotherapy practice needs, this highly practical resource is now in a fully updated fourth edition. It is ideal for new practitioners who want to hit the ground running and for seasoned pros who want to streamline their paperwork and clinical efficiency. Presented are methods for assuring informed consent and documenting treatment planning and progress; advice on structuring fees, billing, coping with managed care, and marketing; forms and guidelines to facilitate HIPAA compliance; links to useful websites; and much more. More than 60 reproducible forms and handouts — in a ready-to-use, large-size format — can be copied from the book or customized and printed from the accompanying CD- ROM. New in This Edition:
• Updated throughout for today's practice environment
• All forms on CD-ROM can now be modified to suit each book buyer's needs
• Increased coverage of HIPAA rules and how to implement them
• New forms: Notice of Privacy Practices (short and long) and HIPAA Consent
• Now provides office safety guidelines
• How to set up a website for a therapy practice This title is part of The Clinician's Toolbox Series, edited by Edward L. Zuckerman.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593858353
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
09/05/2008
Series:
Clinician's Toolbox Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition, Paperback + CD-ROM
Pages:
474
Sales rank:
375,580
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures, Forms, and Handouts

Introduction

1. Basic Paperwork and Communication Tools

2. Financial Tools and Procedures

3. Reducing Malpractice Risk by Operating Ethically

4. Getting Informed Consent

5. Intake and Assessment Forms and Procedures

6. Planning and Then Documenting Treatment

7. Confidentiality and Releasing Records

Appendices: Resources

CD-ROM with Forms and Instructions

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