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Medical Board & Physician Policies

*new update as of April 2021* PHE provisions (ending January 1, 2022 or upon ending of the Public Health Emergency): Providers from other states can temporarily practice in Wisconsin. Medical assistance reimbursement rate to be paid during PHEs is set.

*proposed update* Health care providers temporarily credentialed to practice from out of state during the PHE may provide services through telehealth to a patient located in Wisconsin.

Out-of-state physicians must hold a valid Wisconsin medical license in order to diagnose and treat patients located in Wisconsin

A physician-patient relationship may be established through telemedicine.

Providers cannot provide treatment recommendations/prescription based on a “static electronic questionnaire”

Telemedicine abortions are prohibited

Wisconsin Professional Licensure Compacts

Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

EXPIRED: Temporary COVID-19 Policies (WI Medical Board)

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

* This temporary guidance is expired due to the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling (5/13/2020)