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Mississippi PT/OT Telehealth
April 5, 2020
Patient Identity and Communication
The physical therapist/physical therapist assistant using telehealth to deliver physical therapy services or who practices tele-physical therapy, upon an initial contact with the patient shall:
The informed consent shall, minimally, inform the patient and document acknowledgement of the risk and limitations and potential benefits associated with:
The licensee shall ensure that the electronic communication is secure to maintain confidentiality of the patient's medical information as required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other applicable Federal and State laws. Confidentiality shall be maintained through appropriate processes, practices and technology, including disposal of electronic equipment and data.
Competence and Scope of Practice
A licensee using electronic communication to deliver physical therapy services or who practices tele-physical therapy shall:
Maintenance and Retention of Records
The licensee shall document in the file or record which services were provided by tele-health and adhere to the record-keeping requirements of Part 3103, Rule 8.2.
Compliance with Laws and Regulations
A licensing practicing tele-physical therapy practitioner must:
Miss. Code R. § 3103.2
Nothing posted April 6, 2020