PLEA as a mental health and education provider adheres to both HIPAA and FERPA regulations.
The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords parents, and students certain rights with respect to the student’s education records.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) assures that PLEA maintains a “Notice of Privacy Practices,” which describes how personal health information for individuals may be used and disclosed in the course of providing treatment services and how you can access this information.
PLEA policies prohibit the use any identifiable use of information, pictures or descriptions that do not fall under necessary disclosures without specific permission from individual or in case of a child the family or guardian.
* Notice of privacy practice