CA State Law Telemedicine/Telehealth Definition

“Telehealth means the mode of delivering health care services and public health via information and communication technologies to facilitate the diagnosis, consultation, treatment, education, care management, and self-management of a patient's health care while the patient is at the originating site and the health care provider is at a distant site. Telehealth facilitates patient self-management and caregiver support for patients and includes synchronous interactions and asynchronous store and forward transfers.”

Source: CA Business & Professions Code Sec. 2290.5.

Telemedicine/Telehealth Definition