Starting January 1, 2015 a new bill requires California MFTs, LPCCs and LCSWs to retain the client’s health service records for a minimum of 7 years from the date therapy is terminated for any client whose therapy is terminated on or after January 1, 2015. A minor client’s health service records must be retained for a minimum of 7 years from the date the client or patient reaches 18 years of age. The bill allows records to be retained in either a written or electronic format. Learn More
The BBS is implementing new continuing education regulations effective January 1, 2015. The changes impact the approval process for CE providers. Learn more by visiting the BBS website.
A new amendment adds LMFTs and Registered Interns to the list of Medi-Cal providers. Learn more by visiting the CAMFT website.