34-52-2. Treatment of patients through telehealth--Requirements.

Any health care professional treating a patient in the state through telehealth shall be:

(1)    Fully licensed to practice in the state or employed by a licensed health care facility, an accredited prevention or treatment facility, a community support provider, a nonprofit mental health center, or a licensed child welfare agency under § 36-32-76; and

(2)    Subject to any rule adopted by the applicable South Dakota licensing body.

Consultation between a resident health care professional and a nonresident health care professional under this chapter is governed by § 36-2-9.

Source: SL 2019, ch 156, § 2; SL 2020, ch 165, § 49.