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24.156.802    DEFINITIONS

(1) "In-person encounter" means that a licensee and the patient are in the physical presence of each other during the physician-patient encounter.

(2) "Licensee" means the holder of a current license issued under 37-3-305 or 37-3-307, MCA, using telemedicine as defined by 37-3-102, MCA.

(3) "Physician-patient relationship" means that:

(a) the licensee agrees to undertake diagnosis and treatment of a person seeking medical services from a licensee; and

(b) the person agrees to be diagnosed and/or treated by the licensee whether or not there has been an in-person encounter between the licensee and the person.

(4) "Practice of telemedicine" means the practice of telemedicine as defined by 37-3-102, MCA.


History: 37-3-203, 37-3-301, MCA; IMP, 37-3-102, 37-3-301, MCA; NEW, 2000 MAR p. 2967, Eff. 10/27/00; TRANS, from Commerce, 2001 MAR p. 1471; AMD, 2010 MAR p. 1187, Eff. 5/14/10; AMD, 2018 MAR p. 2048, Eff. 10/20/18.

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