June 5th, 2023
Form 2125 from HHSC used int the HCS and TxHmL programs as the Implementation Plan form, was updated in Oct. 2022. The form currently has a box to check this document if consent was obtained from the individual or LAR concerning receiving services via Synchronous Audio Visual Technology .
Per standards of care, any professional therapy service or nursing service delivered using synchronous audio-visual technology must be clinically appropriate, safe, and agreed to by the individual receiving services or by the LAR. Synchronous audio-visual technology requires consent from the individual or LAR. Verbal consent is permissible and should be documented in the individual’s record. Providers must ensure that the appropriate consent box on the IP is checked.