Telehealth Consent

If you are an existing patient and your therapist deems a telehealth session appropriate for you, please fill out the below information and further instructions will be emailed to you.

  • Telemedicine Disclosure and Consent:

    1. I understand that my health care provider wishes me to engage in a telemedicine visit.
    2. My health care provider has explained to me how the video conferencing technology will be used to affect such a visit will not be the same as a direct patient/health care provider visit due to the fact that I will not be in the same room as my health care provider.
    3. I understand there are potential risks to this technology, including interruptions, unauthorized access and technical difficulties. I understand that my health care provider or I can discontinue the telemedicine consult/visit if it is felt that the videoconferencing connections are not adequate for the situation.
    4. I understand that my healthcare information may be shared with other individuals for scheduling and billing purposes. Others may also be present during the consultation other than my health care provider and consulting health care provider in order to operate the video equipment. The above-mentioned people will all maintain the confidentiality of the information obtained. I further understand that I will be informed of their presence in the consultation and thus will have the right to request the following: (1) omit specific details of my medical history/physical examination that are personally sensitive to me; (2) ask non‐medical personnel to leave the telemedicine examination room: and or (3) terminate the visit at any time.
    5. I have had the alternatives to a telemedicine visit explained to me.
    6. In an emergent situation, I understand that the responsibility of the telemedicine consulting specialist is to advise my local practitioner and that the specialist’s responsibility will conclude upon the termination of the video conference connection.
    7. I understand with each session I must show a photo ID, as will my clinician, to establish identity.
    8. I have had a direct conversation with my doctor, during which I had the opportunity to ask questions in regard to this procedure. My questions have been answered and the risks, benefits and any practical alternatives have been discussed with me in a language in which I understand.

    By clicking to accept, I certify:

    • That I have read or had this form read and/or had this form explained to me
    • That I fully understand its contents including the risks and benefits of the procedure(s).
    • That I have been given ample opportunity to ask questions and that any questions have been answered to my satisfaction.
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