Telehealth Law

The local, state and national statutes governing health services received from home using your phone or computer.

Telehealth Regulations

Telehealth law varies from region to region around the world. The requirements for telehealth services may include licensing, practice limitations, provisioning and how to practice telehealth from your locality. Various specialties may treat telehealth law with greater care, such as telepathology, teleradiology and teledermatology.

Goals of Telehealth Law

The various goals of national, state and local laws governing telehealth include:

  1. Prevent unlicensed practices
  2. Positive verification of patient identity
  3. Provide secure and private communications
  4. Increase the reliability of equipment
  5. Improve diagnosis accuracy
  6. Ensure access to patient medical history

Telehealth Law Reference Links:

https://uk.practicallaw.thomsonreuters.com/w-024-3701?originationContext=document&transitionType=DocumentItem&contextData=(sc.Default)&firstPage=true
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/04/world/europe/telemedicine-uk-coronavirus.html
http://telecareaware.com/telemedicine-and-law-uk/
https://www.gmc-uk.org/about/what-we-do-and-why/data-and-research/research-and-insight-archive/regulatory-approaches-to-telemedicine

 

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