632.895(8)(a)3.am. am. Holds a master's degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing.
632.895(8)(a)3.b. b. Before March 31, 1990, has successfully completed a formal one-year academic program that prepares registered nurses to perform an expanded role in the delivery of primary care, includes at least 4 months of classroom instruction and a component of supervised clinical practice, and awards a degree, diploma or certificate to individuals who successfully complete the program.
632.895(8)(a)3.c. c. Has successfully completed a formal education program that is intended to prepare registered nurses to perform an expanded role in the delivery of primary care but that does not meet the requirements of subd. 3. b., and has performed an expanded role in the delivery of primary care for a total of 12 months during the 18-month period immediately before July 1, 1978.
632.895(8)(b)1.1. Except as provided in subd. 2. and par. (f), every disability insurance policy that provides coverage for a woman age 45 to 49 shall provide coverage for that woman of 2 examinations by low-dose mammography performed when the woman is age 45 to 49, if all of the following are satisfied:
632.895(8)(b)1.a. a. Each examination by low-dose mammography is performed at the direction of a licensed physician or a nurse practitioner, except as provided in par. (e).
632.895(8)(b)1.b. b. The woman has not had an examination by low-dose mammography within 2 years before each examination is performed.
632.895(8)(b)2. 2. A disability insurance policy need not provide coverage under subd. 1. to the extent that the woman had obtained one or more examinations by low-dose mammography while between the ages of 45 and 49 and before obtaining coverage under the disability insurance policy.
632.895(8)(c) (c) Except as provided in par. (f), every disability insurance policy that provides coverage for a woman age 50 or older shall provide coverage for that woman of an annual examination by low-dose mammography to screen for the presence of breast cancer, if the examination is performed at the direction of a licensed physician or a nurse practitioner or if par. (e) applies.
632.895(8)(d) (d) Coverage is required under this subsection despite whether the woman shows any symptoms of breast cancer. Except as provided in pars. (b), (c) and (e), coverage under this subsection may only be subject to exclusions and limitations, including deductibles, copayments and restrictions on excessive charges, that are applied to other radiological examinations covered under the disability insurance policy.
632.895(8)(e) (e) A disability insurance policy shall cover an examination by low-dose mammography that is not performed at the direction of a licensed physician or a nurse practitioner but that is otherwise required to be covered under par. (b) or (c), if all of the following are satisfied:
632.895(8)(e)1. 1. The woman does not have an assigned or regular physician or nurse practitioner when the examination is performed.
632.895(8)(e)2. 2. The woman designates a physician to receive the results of the examination.
632.895(8)(e)3. 3. Any examination by low-dose mammography previously obtained by the woman was at the direction of a licensed physician or a nurse practitioner.
632.895(8)(f) (f) This subsection does not apply to any of the following:
632.895(8)(f)1. 1. A disability insurance policy that only provides coverage of certain specified diseases.
632.895(8)(f)2. 2. A health care plan offered by a limited service health organization, as defined in s. 609.01 (3).
632.895(8)(f)3. 3. A medicare replacement policy, a medicare supplement policy or a long-term care insurance policy.
632.895(9) (9) Drugs for treatment of HIV infection.
632.895(9)(a) (a) In this subsection, “HIV infection" means the pathological state produced by a human body in response to the presence of HIV, as defined in s. 631.90 (1).
632.895(9)(b) (b) Except as provided in par. (d), every disability insurance policy that is issued or renewed on or after April 28, 1990, and that provides coverage of prescription medication shall provide coverage for each drug that satisfies all of the following:
632.895(9)(b)1. 1. Is prescribed by the insured's physician for the treatment of HIV infection or an illness or medical condition arising from or related to HIV infection.
632.895(9)(b)2. 2. Is approved by the federal food and drug administration for the treatment of HIV infection or an illness or medical condition arising from or related to HIV infection, including each investigational new drug that is approved under 21 CFR 312.34 to 312.36 for the treatment of HIV infection or an illness or medical condition arising from or related to HIV infection and that is in, or has completed, a phase 3 clinical investigation performed in accordance with 21 CFR 312.20 to 312.33.
632.895(9)(b)3. 3. If the drug is an investigational new drug described in subd. 2., is prescribed and administered in accordance with the treatment protocol approved for the investigational new drug under 21 CFR 312.34 to 312.36.
632.895(9)(c) (c) Coverage of a drug under par. (b) may be subject to any copayments and deductibles that the disability insurance policy applies generally to other prescription medication covered by the disability insurance policy.
632.895(9)(d) (d) This subsection does not apply to any of the following:
632.895(9)(d)1. 1. A disability insurance policy that covers only certain specified diseases.
632.895(9)(d)2. 2. A health care plan offered by a limited service health organization, as defined in s. 609.01 (3).
632.895(9)(d)3. 3. A medicare replacement policy or a medicare supplement policy.
632.895(10) (10) Lead poisoning screening.
632.895(10)(a)(a) Except as provided in par. (b), every disability insurance policy and every health care benefits plan provided on a self-insured basis by a county board under s. 59.52 (11), by a city or village under s. 66.0137 (4), by a local governmental unit or technical college district under s. 66.0137 (4m), by a town under s. 60.23 (25), or by a school district under s. 120.13 (2) shall provide coverage for blood lead tests for children under 6 years of age, which shall be conducted in accordance with any recommended lead screening methods and intervals contained in any rules promulgated by the department of health services under s. 254.158.
632.895(10)(b) (b) This subsection does not apply to any of the following:
632.895(10)(b)1. 1. A disability insurance policy that covers only certain specified diseases.
632.895(10)(b)2. 2. A health care plan offered by a limited service health organization, as defined in s. 609.01 (3).
632.895(10)(b)3. 3. A long-term care insurance policy, as defined in s. 600.03 (28g).
632.895(10)(b)4. 4. A medicare replacement policy, as defined in s. 600.03 (28p).
632.895(10)(b)5. 5. A medicare supplement policy, as defined in s. 600.03 (28r).
632.895(11) (11) Treatment for the correction of temporomandibular disorders.
632.895(11)(a) (a) Except as provided in par. (e), every disability insurance policy, and every self-insured health plan of the state or a county, city, village, town or school district, that provides coverage of any diagnostic or surgical procedure involving a bone, joint, muscle or tissue shall provide coverage for diagnostic procedures and medically necessary surgical or nonsurgical treatment for the correction of temporomandibular disorders if all of the following apply:
632.895(11)(a)1. 1. The condition is caused by congenital, developmental or acquired deformity, disease or injury.
632.895(11)(a)2. 2. Under the accepted standards of the profession of the health care provider rendering the service, the procedure or device is reasonable and appropriate for the diagnosis or treatment of the condition.
632.895(11)(a)3. 3. The purpose of the procedure or device is to control or eliminate infection, pain, disease or dysfunction.
632.895(11)(b)1.1. The coverage required under this subsection for nonsurgical treatment includes coverage for prescribed intraoral splint therapy devices.
632.895(11)(b)2. 2. The coverage required under this subsection does not include coverage for cosmetic or elective orthodontic care, periodontic care or general dental care.
632.895(11)(c)1.1. The coverage required under this subsection may be subject to any limitations, exclusions or cost-sharing provisions that apply generally under the disability insurance policy or self-insured health plan.
632.895(11)(c)2. 2. Notwithstanding subd. 1., the coverage required under this subsection for diagnostic procedures and medically necessary nonsurgical treatment for the correction of temporomandibular disorders may not exceed $1,250 annually.
632.895(11)(d) (d) Notwithstanding par. (c) 1., an insurer or a self-insured health plan of the state or a county, city, village, town or school district may require that an insured obtain prior authorization for any medically necessary surgical or nonsurgical treatment for the correction of temporomandibular disorders.
632.895(11)(e) (e) This subsection does not apply to any of the following:
632.895(11)(e)1. 1. A disability insurance policy that covers only dental care.
632.895(11)(e)2. 2. A medicare supplement policy, as defined in s. 600.03 (28r).
632.895(12) (12) Hospital and ambulatory surgery center charges and anesthetics for dental care.
632.895(12)(a) (a) In this subsection, “ambulatory surgery center" has the meaning given in 42 CFR 416.2.
632.895(12)(b) (b) Except as provided in par. (d), every disability insurance policy, and every self-insured health plan of the state or a county, city, village, town or school district, shall cover hospital or ambulatory surgery center charges incurred, and anesthetics provided, in conjunction with dental care that is provided to a covered individual in a hospital or ambulatory surgery center, if any of the following applies:
632.895(12)(b)1. 1. The individual is a child under the age of 5.
632.895(12)(b)2. 2. The individual has a chronic disability that meets all of the conditions under s. 230.04 (9r) (a) 2. a., b. and c.
632.895(12)(b)3. 3. The individual has a medical condition that requires hospitalization or general anesthesia for dental care.
632.895(12)(c) (c) The coverage required under this subsection may be subject to any limitations, exclusions or cost-sharing provisions that apply generally under the disability insurance policy or self-insured plan.
632.895(12)(d) (d) This subsection does not apply to a disability insurance policy that covers only dental care.
632.895(12m) (12m) Treatment for autism spectrum disorders.
632.895(12m)(a) (a) In this subsection:
632.895(12m)(a)1. 1. “Autism spectrum disorder" means any of the following:
632.895(12m)(a)1.a. a. Autism disorder.
632.895(12m)(a)1.b. b. Asperger's syndrome.
632.895(12m)(a)1.c. c. Pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified.
632.895(12m)(a)2. 2. “Insured" includes an enrollee and a dependent with coverage under the disability insurance policy or self-insured health plan.
632.895(12m)(a)3. 3. “Intensive-level services" means evidence-based behavioral therapy that is designed to help an individual with autism spectrum disorder overcome the cognitive, social, and behavioral deficits associated with that disorder.
632.895(12m)(a)4. 4. “Nonintensive-level services" means evidence-based therapy that occurs after the completion of treatment with intensive-level services and that is designed to sustain and maximize gains made during treatment with intensive-level services or, for an individual who has not and will not receive intensive-level services, evidence-based therapy that will improve the individual's condition.
632.895(12m)(a)5. 5. “Physician" has the meaning given in s. 146.34 (1) (g).
632.895(12m)(b) (b) Subject to pars. (c) and (d), and except as provided in par. (e), every disability insurance policy, and every self-insured health plan of the state or a county, city, town, village, or school district, shall provide coverage for an insured of treatment for the mental health condition of autism spectrum disorder if the treatment is prescribed by a physician and provided by any of the following who are qualified to provide intensive-level services or nonintensive-level services:
632.895(12m)(b)1. 1. A psychiatrist, as defined in s. 146.34 (1) (h).
632.895(12m)(b)2. 2. A person who practices psychology, as described in s. 455.01 (5).
632.895(12m)(b)3. 3. A social worker, as defined in s. 252.15 (1) (er), who is certified or licensed to practice psychotherapy, as defined in s. 457.01 (8m).
632.895(12m)(b)3m. 3m. A behavior analyst who is licensed under s. 440.312.
632.895(12m)(b)4. 4. A paraprofessional working under the supervision of a provider listed under subds. 1. to 3m.
632.895(12m)(b)5. 5. A professional working under the supervision of an outpatient mental health clinic certified under s. 51.038.
632.895(12m)(b)6. 6. A speech-language pathologist, as defined in s. 459.20 (4).
632.895(12m)(b)7. 7. An occupational therapist, as defined in s. 448.96 (4).
632.895(12m)(c)1.1. The coverage required under par. (b) shall provide at least $50,000 for intensive-level services per insured per year, with a minimum of 30 to 35 hours of care per week for a minimum duration of 4 years, and at least $25,000 for nonintensive-level services per insured per year, except that these minimum coverage monetary amounts shall be adjusted annually, beginning in 2011, to reflect changes in the consumer price index for all urban consumers, U.S. city average, for the medical care group, as determined by the U.S. department of labor. The commissioner shall publish the new minimum coverage amounts under this subdivision each year, beginning in 2011, in the Wisconsin Administrative Register.
632.895(12m)(c)2. 2. Notwithstanding subd. 1., the minimum coverage monetary amounts or duration required for treatment under subd. 1., need not be met if it is determined by a supervising professional, in consultation with the insured's physician, that less treatment is medically appropriate.
632.895(12m)(d) (d) The coverage required under par. (b) may be subject to deductibles, coinsurance, or copayments that generally apply to other conditions covered under the policy or plan. The coverage may not be subject to limitations or exclusions, including limitations on the number of treatment visits.
632.895(12m)(e) (e) This subsection does not apply to any of the following:
632.895(12m)(e)1. 1. A disability insurance policy that covers only certain specified diseases.
632.895(12m)(e)2. 2. A health care plan offered by a limited service health organization, as defined in s. 609.01 (3), or by a preferred provider plan, as defined in s. 609.01 (4), that is not a defined network plan, as defined in s. 609.01 (1b).
632.895(12m)(e)3. 3. A long-term care insurance policy.
632.895(12m)(e)4. 4. A medicare replacement policy or a medicare supplement policy.
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 69 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on January 3, 2020. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after January 3, 2020, are designated by NOTES. (Published 1-3-20)