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I could have sworn I read an article a few months ago about trump wanting to loosen the hipaa regulation on psychiatrists , and allow them to report their patients mental health to specific organizations and so on. Anyone remember this too ? Any links or stuff I can read up more about what happened . Thanks


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I could have sworn I read an article a few months ago about trump wanting to loosen the hipaa regulation on psychiatrists , and allow them to report their patients mental health to specific organizations and so on. Anyone remember this too ? Any links or stuff I can read up more about what happened . Thanks


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Fake News.
 
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Fake News.
lol
In more fake news, why would Trump want mental health people talking more since so many have already opined that he has some type of mental illness. Then again, if he isn't rational and has pathological narcissistic traits, then it makes total sense. Maybe I should line up a slot as an expert on a fake news show and speculate about it publicly. How much do they pay for that kind of work? All I would have to is sacrifice my ethical integrity. ;)
 
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In more fake news, why would Trump want mental health people talking more since so many have already opined that he has some type of mental illness. Then again, if he isn't rational and has pathological narcissistic traits, then it makes total sense. Maybe I should line up a slot as an expert on a fake news show and speculate about it publicly. How much do they pay for that kind of work? All I would have to is sacrifice my ethical integrity. ;)
this tweet says so much.

 
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Though @smalltownpsych, he already had a nice lineup of experts.

Talking about yourself in the third person citing Harvard psychiatrists as thinking you are a genius. Priceless. It is almost as good as watching people get all twisted up about the things he says. So long as he doesn't start WWIII or a second holocaust, I'm taking this guy's stance...
 
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Ok I think I found it . Found an article about suggesting loosening hipaa rules on reporting to families when they have opioid abuse issues .


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Ok I think I found it . Found an article about suggesting loosening hipaa rules on reporting to families when they have opioid abuse issues .
Well please don't share it with the rest of us. That would be out of place in this thread.
 

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Good. Protecting patient privacy is nice, but there are certainly times where HIPAA is overly-restrictive and at times jeopardizes the health of the patient.
 
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So they want us to contact family members of patients who try to kill themselves? Sometimes I will talk to family members in the waiting room to get collateral information and plan for safety when a patient is in the ED, but to start notifying various family members to tell them that so and so tried to commit suicide seems a bit odd to me. How do I know that will be in the patients' best interest if I don't know anything about the family dynamics? I am glad that I am allowed to notify if need be at my discretion, but would hate to see it become a standard of care.
 
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But at the same time , I read they were pushing to increase hipaa rules when it comes to reporting mental illnesses when it comes to purchasing guns . Willl post link when I find it


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