Office Policies

Confidentiality

Psychiatric Consultants of Atlanta adheres to all applicable Federal and Commonwealth of Virginia laws and regulations, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).  My HIPAA Compliance Summary is available to you upon request. To safeguard client confidentiality, your records are locked up except when in use. Clients' written authorization is required for any release of information or records.

Exceptions are made to this confidentiality policy only in the event of court order, real and imminent danger to clients or to others, abuse of children, the disabled, or the elderly. We occasionally consult with colleagues about client cases, without identifying clients by name. 

Cancellation

Twenty-four hour notice is required to cancel or to re-schedule an appointment. Please take note of the fact that an additional fee will be charged for appointment that are cancelled late or for which the client is a "no-show".