What is it? The Telemedicine/Telehealth Consent Form clears the way for the healthcare provider to use remote telemedicine/telehealth communications to provide care to the patient.
Who is it for? This form is for any healthcare provider who plans to use remote telemedicine/telehealth communications to provide care to a patient.
Why do I need it? This Consent is needed as it includes informed consent, risks, and a waiver of liability for any issues or limitations in communication. These may by HIPAA compliant or not, depending on whether HIPAA applies. The Form includes progressive language to acknowledge COVID waivers, and the use of unsecure communications, as allowed by law.
When do I need it? Any time a healthcare provider will provide care to a patient using remote telemedicine/telehealth.