§3300-D. Interstate practice of telemedicine


Published: 2015

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§3300-D. Interstate practice of telemedicine








1. Definition.  
For the purposes of this section, "telemedicine" has the same meaning as in Title
24-A, section 4316, subsection 1.


[
2015, c. 137, §1 (NEW)
.]








2. Requirements.  
A physician not licensed to practice medicine in this State may provide consultative
services through interstate telemedicine to a patient located in this State if the
physician is registered in accordance with subsection 3. A physician intending to
provide consultative services in this State through interstate telemedicine shall
provide any information requested by the board and complete information on:





A. All states and jurisdictions in which the physician is currently licensed; [2015, c. 137, §1 (NEW).]










B. All states and jurisdictions in which the physician was previously licensed; and [2015, c. 137, §1 (NEW).]










C. All negative licensing actions taken previously against the physician in any state
or jurisdiction. [2015, c. 137, §1 (NEW).]







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2015, c. 137, §1 (NEW)
.]








3. Registration.  
The board may register a physician to practice medicine in this State through interstate
telemedicine if the following conditions are met:





A. The physician is fully licensed without restriction to practice medicine in the state
from which the physician provides telemedicine services; [2015, c. 137, §1 (NEW).]










B. The physician has not had a license to practice medicine revoked or restricted in
any state or jurisdiction; [2015, c. 137, §1 (NEW).]










C. The physician does not open an office in this State, does not meet with patients in
this State, does not receive calls in this State from patients and agrees to provide
only consultative services as requested by a physician, advanced practice registered
nurse or physician assistant licensed in this State and the physician, advanced practice
registered nurse or physician assistant licensed in this State retains ultimate authority
over the diagnosis, care and treatment of the patient; [2015, c. 137, §1 (NEW).]










D. The physician registers with the board every 2 years, on a form provided by the board;
and [2015, c. 137, §1 (NEW).]










E. The physician pays a registration fee not to exceed $500. [2015, c. 137, §1 (NEW).]







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2015, c. 137, §1 (NEW)
.]








4. Notification of restrictions.  
A physician registered to provide interstate telemedicine services under this section
shall immediately notify the board of restrictions placed on the physician's license
to practice medicine in any state or jurisdiction.


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2015, c. 137, §1 (NEW)
.]








5. Jurisdiction.  
In registering to provide interstate telemedicine services to residents of this State
under this section, a physician agrees to be subject to the laws and judicial system
of this State and board rules with respect to providing medical services to residents
of this State.


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2015, c. 137, §1 (NEW)
.]








6. Notification to other states.  
The board shall obtain confirmation of licensure from all states and jurisdictions
in which a physician applying for registration has ever been licensed prior to registering
the physician pursuant to subsection 3. The board shall request notification from
a state or jurisdiction if future adverse action is taken against the physician's
license in that state or jurisdiction.


§3300-D. Issuance of prescription for ophthalmic lenses

(As enacted by PL 2015, c. 173, §4 is REALLOCATED TO TITLE 32, SECTION 3300-E)

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2015, c. 137, §1 (NEW)
.]





SECTION HISTORY

RR 2015, c. 1, §36 (RAL).
2015, c. 137, §1 (NEW).
2015, c. 173, §4 (NEW).

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