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CAMFT members who use Simple Practice may have questions regarding its updated Terms of Service which were issued earlier this month. CAMFT's Legal Team has carefully reviewed the Terms and been in communication with Simple Practice to ensure any concerns regarding HIPAA compliance are addressed. CAMFT requested that Simple Practice push back its deadline for customers to agree to its updated Terms so members would have sufficient time to review the Terms, and Simple Practice would be able to provide further clarification regarding members’ outstanding questions. Simple Practice has extended its deadline to September 6, 2023. The updated Simple Practice FAQs detailing key changes to its Terms of Service may be accessed by clicking here:
Simple Practice has informed CAMFT of the following:
Based on this information and our review of Simple Practice's updated terms of service, the terms appear to comply with HIPAA, especially given the company's HIPAA-compliant practice of entering into business associate agreements with third party entities that access PHI (e.g. to provide services and software practitioners need to use Simple Practice).
To reach out to Simple Practice directly, use the link to the updated FAQs above, scroll to the bottom of the page, and click "Get More Help.”
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