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Telehealth Options

Dr. Wilson also offers telehealth options for evaluation and assessment using a HIPAA-compliant platform. This is a safe and convenient option during the pandemic and for conducting assessments in which the client may need for flexibility for scheduling and participating in the assessment and/or evaluation process. As of this time, these services can only be provided to residents of Kentucky, Ohio, Georgia, and Florida. Please contact our office for more details.

 

Additional Information:

 

(A)          Telehealth means the use of real-time audio or audiovisual communications that permit accurate and meaningful interaction between at least two persons, one of whom is a Evaluator. For the purposes of this rule, modalities, including but not limited to phone, video, text, email, instant messaging/chat, are considered telehealth.

 

(B)          All Evaluators providing assessments and evaluations via telehealth to persons physically present in the evaluatee residents shall be licensed in that state.

 

(C)          Evaluators shall screen evaluatee(s) for appropriateness to receive services via telehealth throughout the course of treatment, which includes considering their current mental and emotional status, conducive treatment modalities, and ongoing effectiveness of the service. The licensee shall screen the evaluatee(s)'s technological capabilities as part of the intake process and document any assistance provided to facilitate access.

 

(D)          Evaluator shall regularly review whether use of telehealth is meeting the assessment needs of the evaluatee(s).

 

(E)          Evaluators are not responsible for evaluatee(s) misuse of telehealth devices during the provision of services.

 

(F)           Evaluatee(s) shall be given sufficient opportunity to ask questions and receive answers about telehealth. These discussions should be documented in the evaluatee(s) record.

 

(G)          Evaluators shall not provide services without evaluatee(s) informed consent which can be documented through verbal acknowledgement, online signature, or by signing a hard copy form. Licensees must make available to the evaluatee a copy of the consent documents regardless of the form of consent by the evaluatee.

 

(H)          Evaluator shall confirm the evaluatee(s) location at the time services are rendered.

 

(I)           Evaluator shall comply with all requirements under state and federal law regarding the protection of evaluatee confidentiality while providing services. Each provider shall ensure that any username or password information and any electronic communications between the provider, evaluatee, or third parties are securely transmitted and stored.