Tele-Nutrition Policy

As defined by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, “tele-nutrition” is “The interactive use by an RD/RDN, of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to implement the Nutrition Care Process with patients or clients at a remote location.” 

 

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services defines tele-health as “the use of technology to deliver healthcare, health information and or health education.”

Here at One Potato Two Tomato our tele-nutrition services make it easy for parents, children and adolescents to receive high quality nutrition counseling, education, and meal planning in the comfort of your home or office via video conference or by phone.

HIPPA
One Potato Two Tomato pediatric and adolescent, family nutrition services firmly believes that your child, adolescent and or family health information is of utmost importance and should be private and protected. There are many popular telehealth communication and social media methods such as Facetime, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Skype, Go-to-Meeting, texting applications and many more that are not HIPPA compliant and could leave your private health information vulnerable. We do not and will not use any of the following listed above or any other NON-HIPPA compliant telehealth methods that are not listed herein. We use a HIPPA compliant tele-nutrition/tele-health platform to provide our nutrition services, private, protected and secure electronic transmissions of your health & nutrition information data.  For more details about our HIPPA Policies click here 1potato2tomato HIPPA policy.

STATE LAWS & RESTRICTIONS
Some states have laws and restrict Medical and Nutrition practice providers to those who hold state-issued telehealth licenses, certificates or other similar permissions. When using telehealth/tele-nutrition services, the location of the client is considered the “place of service,” which is where the provider, in this case being us, “One Potato Two Tomato Tele-Nutrition Services” must have required licensure. One Potato Two Tomato’s tele-nutrition practice is located in the state of New York in which our registered dietitians and licensed and provide nutrition services in the state of New York. However, our registered dietitians are credentialed through the American Academy of Dietetics and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) which if the National Governing Organization for Registered Dietitian (RD & RDN) certification. https://www.cdrnet.org/about There are a vast majority of states who do recognize the CDR RD & RDN credentials as being proper, sufficient and acceptable certification to legally allow and provide nutrition counseling services in a state without having to have their own individual state’s licensing requirements and certifications. Each state has their own definitions, laws and descriptions of who is eligible and legally able to provide nutrition counseling and nutrition services by RD’s, RDN’s, LDN’s or Non-RD’s and when, where and how health and nutrition services are reimbursable or not reimbursable for health insurance purposes.

 

 

Before booking, contracting and or purchasing any of our products and or nutrition services, be sure to read and check below to see if we can provide services to you in the state that you live in. We have outlined in what states One Potato Two Tomato Nutrition Services are available and offered as of year 2018-2019 below. 

ONE POTATO TWO TOMATO’S SERVICES AVAILABLE AND OFFERED IN THE FOLLOWING 28 STATES: 

 

ALASKA, ARIZONA, ARKANSAS, CALIFORNIA, COLORADO, CONNETICUT, HAWAII, IDAHO, KENTUCKY, LOUISIANA, MASSACHUSSETTS, MICHIGAN, NEVADA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OKLAHOMA, OREGON, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, SOUTH CAROLINA, TEXAS, UTAH, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WASHINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA AND WISCONSIN.

ONE POTATO TWO TOMATO’S SERVICES ARE NOT AVAILABLE AND NOT OFFERED IN THE FOLLOWING 22 STATES: 

 

ALABAMA, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-WASHINGTON, DELAWARE, FLORIDA, GEORGIA, ILLINOIS, IOWA, KANSAS, MAINE, MARYLAND, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, MONTANA, MISSISSIPPI, NEBRASKA, NEW MEXICO, NORTH CAROLINA, NORTH DAKOTA, OHIO, SOUTH DAKOTA, TENNESSE AND WYOMING.

HEALTH INSURANCE REIMBURSEMENT

We do not currently accept any health insurance at this time. All of our tele-nutrition services and or nutrition products available and sold on our website are self-pay out pocket expenses and due to be paid at time of purchase. 

CONTACT US
If you have any questions about this Tele-Nutrition/Tele Health policy, statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact One Potato Two Tomato LLC. At: 4rd@1potato2tomato.com

Notice: last modified August 30, 2018.

 

This information is not intended to substitute or replace the professional medical advice you receive from your child's physician. The content provided on this page is for informational purposes only, and was not designed to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease. Please consult your child's physician with any questions or concerns you may have regarding a medical condition.

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