3793:2-1-12 Alcohol and drug treatment services provided by interactive videoconferencing for clients that are deaf or hearing impaired.

(A) The purpose of this rule is to expand interactive videoconferencing as defined in rule 3793:2-1-11 of the Administrative Code for clients that are deaf or hearing impaired as defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act. Unless otherwise specified in this rule, the requirement for interactive videoconferencing in rule 3793:2-1-11 of the Administrative Code are applicable.

(B) Videophone utilized for communication which allow visual interaction with a deaf or hard of hearing person are permitted under interactive videoconferencing.

(C) Assessment as defined in paragraph (K) of rule 3793:2-1-08 of the Administrative Code may be conducted using interactive videoconferencing when it is documented in the case note that an in-person assessment was not feasible for the client.

(D) The requirements in paragraph (K) of rule 3793:2-1-11 of the Administrative Code may be conducted using interactive videoconferencing when it is demonstrated in the client record that an in-person assessment was not feasible for the client.

Effective: 04/04/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/15/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3793.02 , 3793.06
Rule Amplifies: 3793.06