In response to the March 27th, Executive Order #16 (EO16) by Wisconsin Governor Evers, on March 30st HB blog, the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) issued guidance to medical malpractice insurance carriers to provide coverage for telemedicine services under the same terms for providers as if they were
On April 16, 2020, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) submitted its Section 1135 Medicaid Waiver to CMS. The waiver submission was made possible once Governor Evers signed the Wisconsin COVID-19 Bill into law on April 15, 2020. The waiver submitted by DHS seeks to allow providers to get payments for services provided in…
On March 24, 2020, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) prepared correspondence to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) seeking waivers of certain Medicaid requirements pursuant to Section 1135 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. § 1320b-5) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The correspondence to CMS was shared on March 24, 2020 with the Wisconsin Legislature Joint Committee on Finance seeking their approval to submit the Section 1135 Waiver to CMS. The letter to CMS prepared by DHS states that Wisconsin is implementing all the blanket waivers issued by CMS on March 13, 2020 in Medicare, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), to the extent applicable.
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