Limited Telemedicine services 

Limited telemedicine services includes those physical health services provided via secured technology using only visual assessment.  


The FAQ will address the following questions: 

  • Do I need a separate patient consent?
  • What about security and HIPPA?
  • How do I prepare my patients? 
  • How do I prepare myself? 
  • What are the limitations of telemedicine when only using a camera?
  • How do I bill for services provided via telehealth? 
  • What policies or protocols do I need? 

HHS Good Faith provisions of Health Care

The following list includes some vendors that provide HIPAA-compliant video communication products that would include a HIPAA BAA (AAP, 2020).

Skype for Business Updox VSee
Zoom for Healthcare SnapMD
Google G Suite Hangouts Meet    

professional standards and guidelines

American Academy of Pediatrics (2021).  Pediatric practice management tips_telehealth care delivery.   


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2020).  Information for pediatric health care providers. Maintaining Childhood Immunizations and Well-Child Care During COVID-19 Pandemic.   


National Association of School Nurses (2017).  Telehealth the role of school nursing. Position Statement.  


Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (2020).  WCAAP Guidance: Telehealth Well Child Care During COVID-19 Pandemic/Sheltering in Place.  


World Health Organization (2020).  Guiding principles for immunization activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Interim Guidance 26 March 2020.  


World Health Organization (2020). Immunization in the context of COVID 19 pandemic.  



The American Academy of Pediatrics offers tips for a successful virtual physical exam.


CARAVAN Health Chart

A quick guide by Caravan Health with strategies for examining various organ systems via telehealth.


Clinical Assessment via Telehealth CE via Whitebark (From UMTRC Site)

Online telehealth training offered by WhiteBark Health Academy focused specifically towards licensed providers in behavioral health settings.



A practical guide from EndocrineWeb for conducting telemedicine exams with diabetic patients.



A video guide from the American Headache Society for conducting a telemedicine neurologic exam.


Old Dominion University Video Series

Series of telehealth training videos developed by Old Dominion University’s Center for Telehealth Innovation, Education and Research.



Educational activity provided by the Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education that demonstrates telehealth exams for several common reasons for a doctor visit.


STANFORD Provider-Directed Physical Exam (URI, Low Back Pain, and Shoulder Pain)

Video example of three telehealth visits provided by the Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education.


UMTRC- Engaging Patients

The Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center provides an introductory guide to telehealth etiquette, including specific advice for working with child and elderly patients.


Latest News


Learn more about how a rural community built a successful school telehealth program from the ground up.


Learn more about the aims and benefits of the school telehealth model of care.


View the Michigan counties involved in the CAHC Telehealth Project.


Have questions about teleheatlh? View the frequently asked questions document.

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