The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 55th Legislature, 1st Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 55th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session, which convenes in January 2022.
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1. "Health care decision maker" has the same meaning prescribed in section 12-2801.
2. "Health care provider":
(a) Means a person licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 15.1, 16, 17, 18, 19, 19.1, 25, 28, 29, 33, 34, 35, 39, 41 or 42, or chapter 4, article 6 of this title, chapter 6, article 7 of this title or chapter 17 of this title.
(i) A health care institution licensed pursuant to chapter 4 of this title.
(ii) A person who holds a training permit pursuant to title 32, chapter 13 or 17.
3. "Health care provider regulatory board or agency" means a board or agency that regulates one or more health care provider professions in this state.
4. "Telehealth" means:
(a) The interactive use of audio, video or other electronic media, including asynchronous store-and-forward technologies and remote patient monitoring technologies, for the practice of health care, assessment, diagnosis, consultation or treatment and the transfer of medical data.
(b) Includes the use of an audio-only telephone encounter between the patient or client and health care provider if an audio-visual telehealth encounter is not reasonably available due to the patient's functional status, the patient's lack of technology or telecommunications infrastructure limits, as determined by the health care provider.
(c) Does not include the use of a fax machine, instant messages, voice mail or email.