DHS 105.36(6)(c) (c) An exit interview which is designed to:
DHS 105.36(6)(c)1. 1. Clarify any areas of concern or questions regarding medical services;
DHS 105.36(6)(c)2. 2. Elicit from the patient evidence of a complete understanding of the use of family planning methods;
DHS 105.36(6)(c)3. 3. Effectively inform the patient what procedures are to be followed if problems are experienced;
DHS 105.36(6)(c)4. 4. Inform the patient about the clinic's follow-up procedures and possible referral to other community resources; and
DHS 105.36(6)(c)5. 5. Arrange for the next visit to the clinic.
DHS 105.36(7) (7) Medical services.
DHS 105.36(7)(a)(a) All medical and related services shall be provided by or under the supervision and responsibility of a physician.
DHS 105.36(7)(b) (b) The following medical services shall be made available:
DHS 105.36(7)(b)1. 1. Complete medical and obstetrical history;
DHS 105.36(7)(b)2. 2. Physical examination;
DHS 105.36(7)(b)3. 3. Laboratory evaluation;
DHS 105.36(7)(b)4. 4. Prescription of the family planning method selected by the patient unless medically contraindicated;
DHS 105.36(7)(b)5. 5. Instructions on the use of the chosen method, provision of supplies and schedule for revisits; and
DHS 105.36(7)(b)6. 6. Referral to inpatient service when necessary to treat complications of contraceptive services provided by the clinic.
DHS 105.36(7)(c) (c) Equipment and supplies in the clinic shall be commensurate with the services offered. Sufficient first aid equipment shall be available for use when needed.
DHS 105.36(7)(d) (d) Treatment for minor vaginal infections and venereal disease may be made available either by the clinic or through referral.
DHS 105.36(8) (8) Facilities. The family planning clinic shall be designed to provide comfort and dignity for the patients and to facilitate the work of the staff. A clinic facility shall be adequate for the quantity of services provided, and shall include:
DHS 105.36(8)(a) (a) A comfortable waiting room with an area for patient reception, record processing and children's play;
DHS 105.36(8)(b) (b) Private interviewing and counseling areas;
DHS 105.36(8)(c) (c) A group conference room for staff meetings and patient education;
DHS 105.36(8)(d) (d) A work room or laboratory area with sufficient equipment and nearby storage space, none of which is accessible to the patient;
DHS 105.36(8)(e) (e) A sufficient number of private and well-equipped examining rooms with proximal dressing areas which ensure the dignity of the patient;
DHS 105.36(8)(f) (f) Adequate toilet facilities, preferably near the dressing room; and
DHS 105.36(8)(g) (g) Arrangements for routine and restorative facility maintenance.
DHS 105.36 Note Note: For covered family planning services, see s. DHS 107.21.
DHS 105.36 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1986, No. 362, eff. 3-1-86; r. (2) (e), (7) (b) 6., renum. (2) (f) and (g) to be (2) (e) and (f), (7) (b) 7. to be (7) (b) 6., Register, January, 1997, No. 493, eff. 2-1-97; correction in (1) (b) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, December, 1999, No. 528; CR 20-068: am. (2) (a) (intro.), 1. to 3. Register December 2021 No. 792, eff. 1-1-22.
DHS 105.37 DHS 105.37Early and periodic screening, diagnosis and treatment (EPSDT) providers.
DHS 105.37(1)(1)EPSDT health assessment and evaluation services.
DHS 105.37(1)(a) (a) Eligible providers. The following providers are eligible for certification as providers of EPSDT health assessment and evaluation services:
DHS 105.37(1)(a)1. 1. Physicians;
DHS 105.37(1)(a)2. 2. Outpatient hospital facilities;
DHS 105.37(1)(a)3. 3. Health maintenance organizations;
DHS 105.37(1)(a)4. 4. Visiting nurse associations;
DHS 105.37(1)(a)5. 5. Clinics operated under a physician's supervision;
DHS 105.37(1)(a)6. 6. Local public health agencies;
DHS 105.37(1)(a)7. 7. Home health agencies;
DHS 105.37(1)(a)8. 8. Rural health clinics;
DHS 105.37(1)(a)9. 9. Indian health agencies; and
DHS 105.37(1)(a)10. 10. Neighborhood health centers.
DHS 105.37(1)(b) (b) Procedures and personnel requirements.
DHS 105.37(1)(b)1.1. EPSDT providers shall provide periodic comprehensive child health assessments and evaluations of the general health, growth, development and nutritional status of infants, children and youth. Immunizations shall be administered at the time of the screening if determined medically necessary and appropriate. The results of a health assessment and evaluation shall be explained to the recipient's parent or guardian and to the recipient if appropriate.
DHS 105.37(1)(b)2. 2. EPSDT health assessment and evaluation services shall be delivered under the supervision of skilled medical personnel. In this section “skilled medical personnel" means physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, public health nurses or registered nurses. Skilled medical personnel who perform physical assessment screening procedures shall have successfully completed either a formal pediatric assessment or an inservice training course on physical assessments approved by the department. Individual procedures may be completed by paraprofessional staff who are supervised by skilled medical personnel. Registered nurses who perform EPSDT physical assessments shall have satisfactorily completed a curriculum for pediatric physical assessments approved by the department.
DHS 105.37(1)(b)3. 3. All conditions uncovered which warrant further care shall be diagnosed or treated or both by the provider, if appropriate, or referred to other appropriate providers. A referral may either be a direct referral to the appropriate health care provider or a referral recommendation submitted through the agency responsible for the patient's case management and advocacy.
DHS 105.37(1)(b)4. 4. Health maintenance organizations and prepaid health plans providing EPSDT services shall meet all requirements of 42 CFR 441.60 in addition to the requirements under subds. 1. to 3.
DHS 105.37(1)(c) (c) Records and documentation.
DHS 105.37(1)(c)1.1. Certified providers of EPSDT screening services shall:
DHS 105.37(1)(c)1.a. a. Complete the department's EPSDT claim form and an individual health and developmental history for each client; and
DHS 105.37(1)(c)1.b. b. Maintain a file on each client receiving EPSDT services which includes a copy of the EPSDT claim form, individual health and developmental history and follow-up for necessary diagnosis and treatment services.
DHS 105.37(1)(c)2. 2. The EPSDT provider shall release information on the results of the health assessment to appropriate health care providers and health authorities when authorized by the patient or the patient's parent or guardian to do so.
DHS 105.37(2) (2) EPSDT case management activities.
DHS 105.37(2)(a) (a) Case management reimbursement. Providers certified under sub. (1) as providers of EPSDT health assessment and evaluation services shall be eligible to receive reimbursement for EPSDT case management in accordance with the limitations contained in the case management agreement between the provider and the department.
DHS 105.37(2)(b) (b) Case management plan.
DHS 105.37(2)(b)1.1. All EPSDT providers who apply to receive reimbursement for EPSDT case management services shall submit to the department a case management plan. The case management plan shall describe the geographic service area, target population, coordination with support activities conducted by the department and other health-related services, case management activities and the method of documenting the activities.
DHS 105.37(2)(b)2. 2. The department shall evaluate the adequacy of each provider's case management plan according to the case management requirements of the proposed service area and target population, the extent to which the plan would ensure that children receive the necessary diagnosis and treatment services for conditions detected during EPSDT health examinations, the proposed coordination with the EPSDT central notification system and other health related services, and proposed methods for documenting case management services. Based on the evaluation, the department shall either approve or deny the provider's request for reimbursement of case management activities and shall impose on providers as conditions for reimbursement any personnel, staffing or procedural requirements that it determines are necessary pursuant to 42 CFR 441 Part B.
DHS 105.37(2)(c) (c) Records and documentations. Providers shall maintain records and documentation required by the department in order to verify appropriate use of funds provided by the department for EPSDT case management activities.
DHS 105.37(3) (3) Diagnosis and treatment services. Providers of diagnosis and treatment services for EPSDT recipients shall be certified according to the appropriate provisions of this chapter.
DHS 105.37 Note Note: For covered EPSDT services, see s. DHS 107.22.
DHS 105.37 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1986, No. 362, eff. 3-1-86.
DHS 105.38 DHS 105.38Ambulance providers.
DHS 105.38(1)(1)For MA certification, ambulance service providers shall be licensed pursuant to s. 256.15, Stats., and ch. DHS 110, and shall meet ambulance inspection standards of the Wisconsin department of transportation under s. 341.085, Stats., and ch. Trans 309.
DHS 105.38(2) (2)An ambulance service provider that also provides air ambulance services shall submit a separate application under s. DHS 105.01 for certification as an air ambulance provider.
DHS 105.38 Note Note: For a copy of the application form for an ambulance service provider license, write the EMS Section, Division of Public Health, P.O. Box 2659, Madison, Wisconsin, 53701.
DHS 105.38 Note Note: For covered transportation services, see s. DHS 107.23.
DHS 105.38 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1986, No. 362, eff. 3-1-86; renum. 105.38 to 105.38 (1) and am., cr. (2), Register, November, 1994, No. 467, eff. 12-1-94; correction in (1) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, April, 1999, No. 520; correction in (1) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2008 No. 636.
DHS 105.39 DHS 105.39Specialized medical vehicle providers.
DHS 105.39(1)(1)For MA certification, a specialized medical vehicle provider shall meet the requirements of this section and shall sign the affidavit required under sub. (6) stipulating that the provider is in compliance with the requirements of this section as well as with the requirements of the department of transportation for human service vehicles under ss. 110.05 and 340.01 (23g), Stats., and ch. Trans 301, and shall provide proof of compliance when requested by the department.
DHS 105.39(2) (2) Vehicles.
DHS 105.39(2)(a)(a) Insurance of not less than $250,000 personal liability for each person, not less than $500,000 personal liability for each occurrence and not less than $10,000 property damage shall be carried on each specialized medical vehicle used to transport a recipient.
DHS 105.39(2)(b) (b) Each vehicle shall be inspected and the inspection documented at least every 7 days by an assigned driver or mechanic, to ensure:
DHS 105.39(2)(b)1. 1. The proper functioning of the vehicle systems including but not limited to all headlights, emergency flasher lights, turn signal lights, tail lights, brake lights, clearance lights, internal lights, windshield wipers, brakes, front suspension and steering mechanisms, shock absorbers, heater and defroster systems, structural integrity of passenger compartment, air conditioning system, wheelchair locking systems, doors, lifts and ramps, moveable windows and passenger and driver restraint systems;
DHS 105.39(2)(b)2. 2. That all brakes, front suspension and steering mechanisms and shock absorbers are functioning correctly;
DHS 105.39(2)(b)3. 3. That all tires are properly inflated according to vehicle or tire manufacturers' recommendations and that all tires possess a minimum of 1/8-inch of tread at the point of greatest wear; and
DHS 105.39(2)(b)4. 4. That windshields and mirrors are free from cracks or breaks.
DHS 105.39(2)(c) (c) The driver inspecting the vehicle shall document all vehicle inspections in writing, noting any deficiencies.
DHS 105.39(2)(d) (d) All deficiencies shall be corrected before any recipient is transported in the vehicle. Corrections shall be documented by the driver. Documentation shall be retained for not less than 12 months, except as authorized in writing by the department.
DHS 105.39(2)(e) (e) Windows, windshield and mirrors shall be maintained in a clean condition with no obstruction to vision.
DHS 105.39(2)(f) (f) Smoking is not permitted in the vehicle.
DHS 105.39(2)(g) (g) Police, sheriff's department and ambulance emergency telephone numbers shall be posted on the dash of the vehicle in an easily readable manner. If the vehicle is not equipped with a working two-way radio, sufficient money in suitable denominations shall be carried to enable not less than 3 local telephone calls to be made from a pay telephone.
DHS 105.39(2)(h) (h) A provider shall maintain a list showing for each vehicle its registration number, identification number, license number, manufacturer, model, year, passenger capacity, insurance policy number, insurer, types of restraint systems for wheelchairs and whether it is fitted with a wheelchair lift or with a ramp. Attached to the list shall be evidence of compliance with ch. Trans 301.
DHS 105.39(3) (3) Vehicle equipment.
DHS 105.39(3)(a)(a) The vehicle shall be equipped at all times with a flashlight in working condition, a first aid kit and a fire extinguisher. The fire extinguisher shall be periodically serviced as recommended by the local fire department.
DHS 105.39(3)(b) (b) The vehicle shall be equipped with a lift or ramp for loading wheelchairs. The vehicle shall also be equipped with passenger restraint devices for each passenger, including restraint devices for recipients in wheelchairs or on cots or stretchers as defined in s. DHS 107.23 (1) (c) 4. Both a recipient and the recipient's wheelchair, cot or stretcher shall be secured.
DHS 105.39(3)(c) (c) Provision shall be made for secure storage of removable equipment and passenger property in order to prevent projectile injuries to passengers and the driver in the event of an accident.
DHS 105.39(4) (4) Drivers.
DHS 105.39(4)(a)(a) Each driver shall possess a valid regular or commercial operator's license which shall be unrestricted, except that the vision restrictions may be waived if the driver's vision is corrected to an acuity of 20/30 or better by the use of corrective lenses. In this event, the driver shall wear corrective lenses while transporting recipients.
DHS 105.39(4)(b)1.1. Each driver before driving a vehicle or serving as an attendant shall have received all of the following:
DHS 105.39(4)(b)1.a. a. Basic Red Cross or equivalent training in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR);
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.