A June 12 article in Part B News, “Doing telehealth from home? If you’re zoned out, take steps to fix it,” discussed possible local zoning restrictions on providers who render telehealth services from their homes. Khoren Bandazian, a partner in Rivkin Radler’s Real Estate, Zoning and Land Use, and Health Services Practice Groups, was quoted in the article.
The article pointed out that enrolling one’s home as a “distant site” for telehealth purposes amounts to a declaration that the home is a place of business. Since zoning codes vary among municipalities, anyone contemplating providing telehealth services from home should consult counsel for compliance assistance before beginning.
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