844 IAC 5-8-3 - Pilot program requirements

Authority: IC 25-22.5-2-7; IC 25-22.5-14-1

Affected: IC 16-18-2-168; IC 25-22.5-14

Sec. 3.

The pilot program must include the following requirements:

(1) All telehealth services must be provided by a physician licensed in good standing under IC 25-22.5 who has an established physical practice in Indiana.
(2) Each patient's medical record shall be considered a health record as defined at IC 16-18-2-168 and be subject to all confidentiality requirements associated with a health record.
(3) All technology must be secure and comply with the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ( Public Law 104-191, 110 Stat. 1938 (1996) and 45 CFR Parts 160 and 164).
(4) Prescriptions may not be issued for a controlled substance or an abortifacient.
(5) Services provided under the pilot program shall include primary, urgent, and nonemergent care and may not include emergency care.
(6) The geographic area that will be served under the pilot program shall be limited to the state of Indiana.
(7) Telehealth shall not include any encounter in which the patient is assured that any outcome, including the issuance of a prescription, will be issued as a quid pro quo for the payment of the provider's consultation fee or solely on the basis of an online questionnaire.
(8) The pilot program shall consist of at least two (2) months of actively treating patients and must include:
(A) a minimum of two hundred (200) visits; or
(B) no less than one hundred (100) visits that include the issuance of a prescription.


844 IAC 5-8-3
Filed 4/8/2015, 12:37 p.m.: 20150506-IR-844140442FRA Readopted filed 11/5/2021, 8:40 a.m.: 20211201-IR-844210387RFA

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