.05 Patient Evaluation.
A. A telehealth practitioner shall:
(1) Perform a synchronous or asynchronous clinical patient evaluation that is appropriate for the patient and the condition with which the patient presents before providing a treatment plan through telehealth; and
(2) If clinically appropriate for the patient, provide or refer a patient to:
(a) In-person treatment; or
(b) Another type of telehealth service.
B. A telehealth practitioner may not treat a patient based solely on an online questionnaire.
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