Treating provider relationship
Treating provider relationship means that, regardless of whether there has been an actual in-person encounter:
(1) A patient is, agrees to, or is legally required to be diagnosed, evaluated, and/or treated, or agrees to accept consultation, for any condition by an individual or entity, and;
(2) The individual or entity undertakes or agrees to undertake diagnosis, evaluation, and/or treatment of the patient, or consultation with the patient, for any condition.
42 CFR § 2.11
For purposes of the regulations in this part: