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The DC Code: § 7-1203.04 Disclosures for collection of fees.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)
a
A mental health professional or mental health facility may disclose the administrative information necessary for the collection of his or its fee from the client to a person authorized by the mental health professional or mental health facility for the collection of a fee from such client if the client or client representative has received a written notification that the fee is due and has failed to arrange for payment with the mental health professional or mental health facility within a reasonable time after such notification.
b
In the event of a claim in any civil action for the collection of such a fee, no additional mental health information shall be disclosed in litigation, except to the extent necessary:
1
To respond to a motion of the client or client representative for greater specificity; or
2
To dispute a defense or counterclaim.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-2024. 1973 Ed., § 6-1625. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 2-136, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-1201.01. DC CODE § 7-1203.04 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-136, § 304, 25 DCR 5055.)