Olanda is reviewing a medical record for a patient who is receiving psychotherapy. As a part of her training in medical record confidentiality, she is aware that there are special guidelines regarding

Olanda is reviewing a medical record for a patient who is receiving psychotherapy. As a part of her training in medical record confidentiality, she is aware that there are special guidelines regarding psychotherapy notes. Which of the following statements is true of these guidelines?.

A

Except when used by the originator of the psychotherapy notes, they can’t be used without the individual’s authorization.

B. Psychotherapy notes can never be disclosed to the patient.

C. Psychotherapy notes can never be disclosed, even for health care operations.

D. Except when used for data aggregation, psychotherapy notes can’t be used without the health care provider’s authorization.

S