PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
IDAHO VIRTUAL CARE ACCESS ACT
54-5707. prescriptions. (1) A provider with an established provider-patient relationship, including a relationship established pursuant to section 54-5705, Idaho Code, may issue prescription drug orders and prescription medical device orders via virtual care within the scope of the provider’s license and according to any applicable state and federal laws, rules, and regulations, including the Idaho community standard of care. However, the prescription drug shall not be a controlled substance unless prescribed in compliance with 21 U.S.C. A prescription drug order and prescription medical device order must be issued for a legitimate medical purpose by a provider acting in a manner consistent with the provider’s scope of practice.
(2) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to expand or restrict the prescriptive authority of any provider beyond what is authorized by the applicable licensing boards.
[(54-5707) 54-5607, added 2015, ch. 121, sec. 1, p. 309; am. and redesig. 2016, ch. 47, sec. 32, p. 123; am. 2017, ch. 242, sec. 3, p. 600; am. 2021, ch. 55, sec. 1, p. 183; am. 2023, ch. 102, sec. 12, p. 305.]