This document contains important information about resuming in-person services in light of the COVID- 19 public health crisis. Please read carefully.
Decision to Meet for In-person Visits Step by Step has re-opened for in-person visits with safety protocols in place. If there is a resurgence of the pandemic or if other health concerns arise, Step by Step may return to exclusively offering visits via telehealth for everyone's well-being. If you decide at any time that you would feel safer staying with, or returning to, telehealth services, Step by Step will respect that decision, as long as it is feasible and clinically appropriate. Reimbursement for telehealth services, however, is determined by the insurance companies and applicable law.
Risks of Opting for In-Person Services By signing this consent, you understand that by coming to the office, you are assuming the risk of exposure to the coronavirus (or other public health risk This risk may increase if you travel by public transportation, cab, or ridesharing service. You agree not to hold Step by Step responsible if exposure does occur.
Your Responsibility to Minimize Your Exposure To obtain services in person, you agree to take certain precautions which will help keep everyone safer from exposure, sickness and possible death. If you do not adhere to these safeguards, it may result in necessitating a return a telehealth arrangement.