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Increased application of telehealth
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 29-G
§ 2999-ee. Increased application of telehealth. In order to increase
the application of telehealth in behavioral health, oral health,
maternity care, care management, services provided in emergency
departments, and services provided to certain high-need populations to
the extent such services are deemed appropriate for the populations
served, and notwithstanding the definitions set forth in section
twenty-nine hundred ninety-nine-cc of this article, in consultation with
the commissioner of the office of children and family services, the
commissioner of the office of mental health, the commissioner of the
office of addiction services and supports, or the commissioner of the
office for people with developmental disabilities, as applicable, the
commissioner may specify in regulation additional acceptable modalities
for the delivery of health care services via telehealth, including but
not limited to audio-only or video-only telephone communications, online
portals and survey applications, and may specify additional categories
of originating sites at which a patient may be located at the time
health care services are delivered to the extent such additional
modalities and originating sites are deemed appropriate for the
populations served.