24.222.920 COMPETENCE - PRACTICE LIMITS - MAINTENANCE AND RETENTION OF RECORDS
(1) A licensee using telepractice to deliver services shall:
(a) limit telepractice services to the licensee's scope of practice;
(b) maintain continuing competency or associate with a group who has experience in telepractice delivery of care;
(c) use methods for protecting health information that include authentication and encryption technology;
(d) limit access to protected health information to only those necessary for the provision of services or those required by law; and
(e) ensure that confidential communications obtained and stored electronically cannot be recovered and accessed by unauthorized persons when the licensee disposes of electronic equipment and data.
(2) A speech-language pathology or audiology aide or assistant may function as a facilitator, but may not provide telepractice services.
History: 37-1-131, 37-15-202, MCA; IMP, 37-1-131, 37-15-102, 37-15-202, 37-15-314, 37-15-315, MCA; NEW, 2014 MAR p. 1266, Eff. 6/13/14; AMD, 2017 MAR p. 1401, Eff. 8/19/17.