Patients Signing Consent Forms Remotely
Do the federal confidentiality regulations regarding SUD treatment information (Part 2) permit patients to sign consent forms remotely, including with electronic signatures?
Resource developed by the CoE-PHI to inform Part 2 programs that it is permissible to sign consent form signatures remotely, including with e-signatures.
- Part 2 permits programs to mail or electronically transmit consent forms to patients.
- Part 2 permits patients to sign consent forms remotely, including with an electronic signature.
- Part 2 does not require patient signatures to be witnessed by a Part 2 program or any other person.