2017 WISCONSIN ACT 252
An Act to create 51.30 (4) (cg) of the statutes; relating to: limited release of mental health information to out-of-home care providers and child welfare agencies.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
51.30 (4) (cg) of the statutes is created to read:
51.30 (4) (cg) Limited release of information of foster children. If the subject of a treatment record is a child who is placed in out-of-home care, a health care provider may disclose to an out-of-home care provider, as defined in s. 48.02 (12r), and a child welfare agency without informed written consent a portion, but not a copy, of the child's treatment record that the health care provider reasonably believes is necessary for the proper care of the child, such as the diagnosis, treatment plan, and medication management plan.