To eliminate the obsolete telehealth survey requirement and provide a form for out-of-state telehealth providers to register with the appropriate board, or the department, if there is no board, prior to providing telehealth services to patients ...  

  •  

    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

    Division of Medical Quality Assurance

    RULE NO.:RULE TITLE:

    64B-9.008Telehealth Practitioner Survey Procedures

    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: To eliminate the obsolete telehealth survey requirement and provide a form for out-of-state telehealth providers to register with the appropriate board, or the department, if there is no board, prior to providing telehealth services to patients located in this state, as required by recently enacted legislation.

    SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Telehealth.

    RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 456.004(1), 456.47(7), FS.

    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 456.47, FS.

    IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE NOTICED IN THE NEXT AVAILABLE FLORIDA ADMINISTRATIVE REGISTER.

    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Mark Whitten, Chief, Bureau of Health Care Practitioner Regulation, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C-11, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or Mark.Whitten@FlHealth.gov.

    THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.

Document Information

Subject:
Telehealth.
Purpose:
To eliminate the obsolete telehealth survey requirement and provide a form for out-of-state telehealth providers to register with the appropriate board, or the department, if there is no board, prior to providing telehealth services to patients located in this state, as required by recently enacted legislation.
Rulemaking Authority:
456.004(1), 456.47(7), F.S.
Law:
456.47, F.S.
Contact:
Mark Whitten, Chief, Bureau of Health Care Practitioner Regulation, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C-11, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or Mark.Whitten@FlHealth.gov.
Related Rules: (1)
64B-9.008.