What is the definition of telemedicine counseling?

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Per the BBS...

"Telemedicine refers to the practice of health care delivery, diagnosis, consultation, treatment, transfer of medical data, and education using interactive audio, video, or data communications. Neither a telephone conversation nor e-mail between a provider and a client constitutes telemedicine. Note: Hours gained on or after 1/1/2010 will also include Telephone counseling to this category. The interaction must take place in real time or near real time."

Statutes and Regulations cited: B&P Code Section 2290.5

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