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Module 3: HIPAA Compliance for Telemental Health – Board Certified Telemental Health


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The partnership of New College Institute (NCI) and the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE) is proud to offer Module 3, HIPAA Compliance for Telemental Health, of the 9 module training series prerequisite for the Board Certified – Telemental Health Provider application.

Video-based telemental health is a rapidly growing field spanning multiple mental health disciplines. Today’s mental health professionals seek the best practices and credibility to offer safe and effective services to their clients. The Board Certified–Telemental Health Provider (BC-TMH) credential is designed to meet this need. The BC-TMH gives mental health providers the training, knowledge, and credibility that clients and employers demand.

This module introduces HIPAA in the context of the risks associated with telemental health, and outlines the compliance responsibilities of telemental health providers. An overview of HIPAA-HITECH law is given, along with potential remedies designed to limit the compliance risks of providing telemental health.

Learning Objectives: Introduce a risk management paradigm; Provide an overview of HIPAA-HITECH law; Review the potential risks in telemental health; Identify remedies that reduce risks; Outline the responsibilities of the individual provider.

Learning Outcomes Conditions:
• Complete self-paced certification in its entirety for this module.
• Complete certification for this module within 30 days.
• Pass all quizzes with 80% or better.

Approximate Learning Time: 1 – 2 hours per module

This module is valued at 1 CE clock hour with NBCC-ACEP801.

Board Certified Telemental Health Training Series courses can be taken independently to receive a course completion certificate by module.


Qualified individuals, upon successful completion of modules 1 through 9 of the Board Certified Telemental Health Training Series, will be sent a coupon that allows one free access to the Telemental Health Exam with the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE).  A passing score on this comprehensive exam is required for the Board Certified – Telemental Health Provider (BC-TMH) credential application.  For additional credential information, please visit

For additional information of qualified individuals, please review Qualifying License Types and List of Qualifying Credentials and Certifications under the Requirements tab in the before mentioned link.

Questions, comments, suggestions, please contact John Maxwell by email or by phone at 276-403-5609.


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