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36-3612 - Delivery of care through teledentistry; requirements; exceptions
36-3612. Delivery of care through teledentistry; requirements; exceptions
A. Except as provided in subsection E of this section, before a dentist or dental provider delivers care through teledentistry, the dentist or dental provider shall obtain verbal or written informed consent from the patient or the patient's health care decision maker. If the informed consent is obtained verbally, the dentist or dental provider shall document the consent on the patient's record.
B. In any teledentistry interaction, the patient is entitled to all existing confidentiality protections pursuant to section 12-2292.
C. All reports resulting from a teledentistry consultation are part of a patient's dental record as prescribed in section 32-1264.
D. In any teledentistry interaction, the dissemination of any images or information identifiable to a specific patient for research or educational purposes may not occur without the patient's consent, unless authorized by state or federal law.
E. The consent requirements of this section do not apply to the transmission of diagnostic images to another health care provider or dental specialist or the reporting of diagnostic test results by that specialist.