2016 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 40 - Public Health and Safety
RS 40:1223.5 - Venue; telehealth and telemedicine

LA Rev Stat § 40:1223.5 (2016) What's This?

§1223.5. Venue; telehealth and telemedicine

            Venue in any suit filed involving care rendered via telehealth pursuant to the provisions of this Part or telemedicine pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 37:1271(B) shall be proper and instituted before the district court of the judicial district in which the patient resides or in the district court having jurisdiction in the parish where the patient was physically located during the provision of the telehealth or telemedicine service. The patient is considered physically located at the originating site as defined in R.S. 40:1223.3.

            Acts 2016, No. 630, §2, eff. June 17, 2016.

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