PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
IDAHO VIRTUAL CARE ACCESS ACT
54-5706. evaluation and treatment. When delivering health care services via virtual care, including a prescription drug order or prescription medical device order, a provider shall obtain and document a patient’s relevant clinical history and current symptoms to establish the diagnosis and identify underlying conditions and contraindications to the treatment recommended. A provider delivering health care services via virtual care has a duty to practice in a manner consistent with the provider’s scope of practice and shall be held to the applicable Idaho community standard of care that applies in an in-person setting. Treatment based solely on a static online questionnaire does not constitute an acceptable standard of care.
[(54-5706) 54-5606, added 2015, ch. 121, sec. 1, p. 309; am. and redesig. 2016, ch. 47, sec. 31, p. 123; am. 2023, ch. 102, sec. 11, p. 305.]