Medical Board & Physician Policies
*Published March 27, 2020* Health care providers licensed in states other than Wisconsin may be temporarily credentialed to provide telehealth services to patients within Wisconsin IF the health care provider applies to the department for a temporary credential within 30 days of beginning to provide services AND is licensed without restrictions in their state AND has applied for a permanent credential granted by the department or an examining board, as applicable.
- If the practitioner is providing health care services ONLY during the COVID-19 national public health emergency or during the 30 days immediately after the national emergency ends, a temporary credential granted under this section to the health care provider expires 30 days after the national emergency ends. A practitioner providing services only during the COVID-19 national public health emergency or in the 30 days after the emergency need not have applied for a permanent credential granted by the department or an examining board.
Out-of-state physicians must hold a valid Wisconsin medical license in order to diagnose and treat patients located in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Professional Licensure Compacts
EXPIRED: Temporary COVID-19 Policies (WI Medical Board)
EXPIRED MAY 12: According to Governor’s executive order:
- Physicians providing telemedicine to patients in WI must have a valid and current license from WI, another state, or Canada