Third Party Authorization to Disclose and Release Personal Health Information

A Third Party Payer is defined as someone other than the client who has agreed to pay for counseling services. If you are a client with a Third Party Payer it is necessary for MCO be able to release and discuss billing information to that party. Please specify the identity and contact information for the Third Party Payer and sign to authorize release and discussion of billing information with that party.

For any information to be released, clients must give their written permission. For those clients who are having their sessions paid for by a third party, such as a church or friend of the family, permission must be given for MCO to release and discuss billing information. The following release authorizes MCO to release and discuss that billing information to the third party person designated. No other information about the counseling will be provided to this third party.