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Mid-Level Providers

*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.

Wisconsin Medical Examining Board Rule CR 15-087, Chapter 24:The rules in this chapter may not be construed to prohibit any of the following: … Use of telemedicine by a physician assistant licensed by the medical examining board to provide patient care, treatment, or services within the licensee’s scope of practice under s. Med 8.07.”

Wisconsin Mid-Levels Professional Licensure Compacts

Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact

EXPIRED: Temporary COVID-19 Policies (WI Mid-Levels)

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
  • Scope and limitations for Physician Assistants partially altered
  • Scope and limitations for Nurses partially altered

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