PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
IDAHO VIRTUAL CARE ACCESS ACT
54-5712. enforcement and discipline. (1) A provider is prohibited from delivering health care services via virtual care in the provider’s practice if the provider is not in full compliance with applicable state and federal laws, rules, and regulations, including this chapter and the Idaho community standard of care. State licensing boards shall be authorized to enforce the provisions of this chapter relating to the practice of individuals they license. A provider who fails to comply with applicable state and federal laws, rules, and regulations is subject to discipline by such provider’s licensing board.
(2) For purposes of this section, any act that constitutes the delivery of health care services is deemed to occur at the place where the patient is located at the time the act is performed. Venue for a civil or administrative action initiated by the appropriate regulatory licensing authority or by a patient who receives virtual care services from an out-of-state provider may be located in the patient’s county of residence, an applicable county in Idaho, or another venue as deemed proper by a court of competent jurisdiction.
[(54-5712) 54-5612, added 2015, ch. 121, sec. 1, p. 310; am. and redesig. 2016, ch. 47, sec. 37, p. 124; am. 2023, ch. 102, sec. 17, p. 306.]