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55 Pa. Code § 1101.66a. Clarification of the terms ‘‘written’’ and ‘‘signature’’—statement of policy.

§ 1101.66a. Clarification of the terms ‘‘written’’ and ‘‘signature’’—statement of policy.

 (a)  The term ‘‘written’’ in §  1101.66(b) (relating to payment for rendered, prescribed or ordered services) includes orders and prescriptions that are handwritten or transmitted by electronic means.

 (b)  Written orders and prescriptions transmitted by electronic means must be electronically encrypted or transmitted by other technological means designed to protect and prevent access, alteration, manipulation or use by any unauthorized person.

 (c)  The term ‘‘signature’’ in §  1101.66(b)(2) includes a handwritten or electronic signature that is made in accordance with the Electronic Transaction Act (73 P. S. § §  2260.101—2260.5101).

Source

   The provisions of this §  1101.66a adopted July 16, 2010, effective July 17, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 3963.



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