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Telemedicine Laws: Do they Apply and How to Comply

OnDemand Webinar (97 minutes)

Gain an understanding of telemedicine issues and legal challenges for medical service providers.This topic is intended to provide you with an up-to-date overview of telemedicine legal and regulatory issues as well as basic strategies to practice legally and ethically. This material will not only outline national trends but also use state-specific examples to illustrate points. Topics included in this overview will include a basic introduction to definitions, interjurisdictional practice, informed consent, screening; other documentation; technology considerations with video conferencing, remote patient monitoring, boundary considerations and other potential liabilities; referrals; and reimbursement.


Marlene M. Maheu, Ph.D., Telebehavioral Health Institute



• Terms and Definitions

• Interjurisdictional Practice for Delivering Clinical Services

• Privacy, Security and Other HIPAA/HiTECH Concerns

• Other Laws and Regulations (e.g., Informed Consent, Patient/Family Education, Continuity of Care, Mandated Reporting, Documentation)

Clinical Mistakes That Can Lead to Regulatory Board Violations

• Clinical Issues That Can Lead to Regulatory Board Violations (e.g., Ryan Haight and In-Person Assessment Requirements, Boundaries, Screening and Assessment, Definition of Professional Relationship, Handling Intrusions and Interruptions)

• Online Employers and How They Can Help or Hinder Your Professional Marketing Efforts

• Videoconferencing and Evidence-Based Practice

• Remote Patient Monitoring and Supporting Evidence-Base

Reimbursement Do's and Don'ts

• ICD-10

• CPT Codes

• Place of Service Codes (POS)