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.
D.C. allows telepractice. The provider must hold a D.C. license and adhere to the same requirements as in-person practice.
Reference: Health Regulation and Licensing Administration & Health Professional Boards (2010), Licensure of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists Who Engage in Telepractice in the District of Columbia [PDF] (July 2010).
No permanent rules. Check with the state or ASHA to learn about emergency provisions.
This state has no laws or regulations for telesupervision of support personnel and the regulations are unclear for clinical fellows and student interns. The language indicates the possibility of telesupervision depending on interpretation. Contact licensure board for clarification.Check with the state or ASHA to learn about emergency or temporary provisions.
No regulations. Check with the state or ASHA to learn about emergency or temporary provisions.
Clinical fellows must have general supervision. Check with the state or ASHA to learn about emergency or temporary provisions.
Students must have direct supervision. Check with the state or ASHA to learn about emergency or temporary provisions.
If a state has not established regulations on telesupervision, then contact the licensure board for further guidance and ask for written verification.
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.
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 Advocacy Team.