Legislation


SB 136 – South Dakota

Status: Enacted
Year Introduced: 2019
Year Enacted: 2019
Link: http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=136&Session=2019

An Act to provide for the utilization of telehealth by a health care professional: Telehealth may not be utilized by a health care professional with respect to any patient located in the state in the absence of a provider-patient relationship. Any health care professional who utilizes telehealth shall ensure that a proper health provider-patient relationship is established. Exceptions to the requirements of this section include on-call, cross coverage situations, and consultation with another health care professional who has an ongoing health care provider relationship with the patient and agrees to supervise the patient’s care and emergency treatment.


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