The information below is collected from state licensure boards or regulatory agencies responsible for regulating the professions of audiology and/or speech-language pathology. The information is reviewed on an annual basis. Please be advised that laws, regulations, and policies may change at any time, so always check with your state for the most up-to-date information.
North Carolina allows telepractice. The provider must hold a state license and adhere to the same requirements as in-person practice. Notification of telepractice services shall be provided to the patient and guardian if the patient is a minor. The notification shall include the right to refuse telepractice services and options for alternate services delivery.
Reference: 21 N.C. Admin. Code 64.0219 [PDF], page 7
No permanent rules. Check with the state or ASHA to learn about emergency provisions.
Telesupervision for clinical fellows is not expressly permitted but may be allowed in accordance with the standard rules for supervision of the professional experience. Audiology and SLP assistants are allowed to engage in telepractice under the same level of direct supervision as normally required by state rules. Contact the licensure board for clarification. Check with the state or ASHA to learn about emergency or temporary provisions.
Reference: 21 N.C. Admin. Code 64.0206, 64.0208 and 64.0219 [PDF]
Allowed on a limited basis.
Allowed in accordance with the standard rules for supervision of the professional experience.
Audiologists and speech-language pathologists should keep in mind that while a state may have passed telepractice reimbursement laws and/or regulations, this does not guarantee that payers will reimburse for these services. Learn more about considerations for audiologists and speech-language pathologists.
If a state has not established regulations on telesupervision, then contact the licensure board for further guidance and ask for written verification.
For further information on telepractice requirements for audiologists and speech-language pathologists, please visit these websites:
Questions regarding state advocacy issues? Call ASHA at 800-498-2071 and ask for the State Affairs Team.