DHS 107.07(2)(a)4.d. d. Other repair procedures including osteoplasty, alveoloplasty, and sialolithotomy.
DHS 107.07(2)(a)6. 6. General anesthesia, intravenous conscious sedation, nitrous oxide, and non-intravenous conscious sedation for recipients age 21 and over, where the treatment is not provided in a hospital or in an emergency situation.
DHS 107.07(2)(a)7. 7. Surgical or other dental services, including fixed prosthodontics in order to correct conditions that may reasonably be assumed to significantly interfere with a recipient's personal or social adjustment or employability.
DHS 107.07(2)(b) (b) A provider who submits a request for prior authorization of dental services to the department shall identify the recipient's birth date and the items enumerated in s. DHS 107.02 (3) (d).
DHS 107.07(3) (3) Other limitations. All of the following limitations apply to the coverage of dental services under this section:
DHS 107.07(3)(a) (a) General limitations. The MA program may impose reasonable limitations on reimbursement of the services listed in subs. (1) and (1m) regarding any of the following:
DHS 107.07(3)(a)1. 1. Frequency of service per time period, including coverage of services in emergency situations only.
DHS 107.07(3)(a)2. 2. Allowable age of recipient who may receive a service.
DHS 107.07(3)(a)3. 3. Required documentation, including pathology report or operative report.
DHS 107.07(3)(b) (b) Specific limitations.
DHS 107.07(3)(b)1.1. Reimbursement for dentures and partial dentures includes 6 months postdelivery care. If a prior authorization request for these services is approved, the recipient shall be eligible on the date the authorized treatment is started, which is the date the final impressions were taken. Once started, the service shall be reimbursed to completion, regardless of the recipient's eligibility.
DHS 107.07(3)(b)2. 2. Temporomandibular joint surgery is a covered service only when performed after all professionally accepted non-surgical medical or dental treatment has been provided, and the necessary non-surgical medical or dental treatment has been determined unsuccessful by the department's dental consultant.
DHS 107.07(3)(b)3. 3. The diagnostic work-up for orthodontic services shall be performed and submitted with the prior authorization request. If the request is approved, the recipient is required to be eligible on the date the authorized orthodontic treatment is started as demonstrated by the placement of bands for comprehensive orthodontia. Once started, the service shall be reimbursed to completion, regardless of the recipient's eligibility.
DHS 107.07(3)(b)4. 4. A non-covered service specified under sub. (4) or (4m) may be reimbursed if the department's dental consultant requests that the service be performed in order to review the request for prior authorization.
DHS 107.07(4) (4) Non-covered services; dentists and physicians. The following dental services are not covered under MA whether or not the service is performed by a dentist; physician; or a person under the supervision of a dentist or physician:
DHS 107.07(4)(a) (a) General services for purely aesthetic or cosmetic purposes.
DHS 107.07(4)(c) (c) Equivalent services performed on the same day.
DHS 107.07(4)(d) (d) Tests and laboratory examinations, other than for diagnostic casts when required by the department.
DHS 107.07(4)(e) (e) Oral hygiene instruction or training in preventive dental care as a separate procedure, including tooth brushing technique, flossing or use of special oral hygiene aids, tobacco cessation counseling, or nutritional counseling.
DHS 107.07(4)(f) (f) The following restorative services:
DHS 107.07(4)(f)1. 1. Labial veneer.
DHS 107.07(4)(f)2. 2. Temporary crowns.
DHS 107.07(4)(f)3. 3. Cement bases as a separate item.
DHS 107.07(4)(f)4. 4. Endodontic filling materials that are not approved for use by the American Dental Association.
DHS 107.07(4)(g) (g) Pulp cappings.
DHS 107.07(4)(h) (h) The following removable prosthodontic services:
DHS 107.07(4)(h)1. 1. Overlay dentures.
DHS 107.07(4)(h)2. 2. Overlay partial dentures.
DHS 107.07(4)(h)3. 3. Duplicate dentures and adjustments.
DHS 107.07(4)(i) (i) The following implant services:
DHS 107.07(4)(i)1. 1. Tooth implants.
DHS 107.07(4)(i)2. 2. Transplantations.
DHS 107.07(4)(i)3. 3. Surgical repositioning except reimplantation under sub. (3).
DHS 107.07(4)(i)4. 4. Transseptal fiberotomies.
DHS 107.07(4)(j) (j) Orthodontic services.
DHS 107.07(4)(k) (k) The following adjunctive general services:
DHS 107.07(4)(k)2. 2. Non-surgical treatment of temporomandibular joint disorder.
DHS 107.07(4)(k)3. 3. Behavior management.
DHS 107.07(4)(k)4. 4. Athletic mouthguards.
DHS 107.07(4)(k)5. 5. Local anesthesia as a separate procedure.
DHS 107.07(4)(k)6. 6. Occlusal guard, analysis and adjustment.
DHS 107.07(4)(k)7. 7. Non-covered services that are listed in s. DHS 107.03.
DHS 107.07(4)(L) (L) Professional visits, other than for the oral evaluation of a nursing home resident, or hospital calls as noted in sub. (1) (j) 4.
DHS 107.07(4m) (4m) Non-covered services; dental hygienists. The following services are not covered by MA whether or not the service is performed by a person under the supervision of a dentist or physician or by a dental hygienist who is individually certified under ch. DHS 105:
DHS 107.07(4m)(a) (a) Services performed outside the scope of practice of dental hygiene as defined under ss. 447.01 (3) and 447.06, Stats.
DHS 107.07(4m)(b) (b) Oral hygiene instruction or training in preventive dental care as a separate procedure, including tooth brushing technique, flossing or use of special oral hygiene aids, tobacco cessation counseling, or nutritional counseling.
DHS 107.07(4m)(c) (c) General services for purely aesthetic or cosmetic purposes.
DHS 107.07(5) (5) Unusual circumstances. In certain unusual circumstances the department may request that a non-covered service be performed, including but not limited to diagnostic casts, in order to substantiate a prior authorization request. In these cases the service shall be reimbursed.
DHS 107.07 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1986, No. 362, eff. 3-1-86; am. (1) (c) 10. and (2) (c) 9. e. and f., cr. (2) (c) 9. g. and (3) (8), r. and recr. (4) (q), Register, February, 1988, No. 386, eff. 3-1-88; r. and recr. (1) (g) and (4) (j), renum. (2) (c) 9. to 12. and (4) (k) to (t) to be (2) (c) 10. to 13. and (4) (m) to (v), cr. (2) (c) 9., (4) (k) and (L), Register, December, 1989, No. 408, eff. 1-1-90; correction in (4) (j) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, December, 1989, No. 408; CR 05-033: r. and recr. (1), (3) and (4) cr. (1m), (2) (a) 5. to 7. and (4m), am. (2) (a) (intro.) and 1. to 4. and (2) (b), r. (2) (c) Register August 2006 No. 608, eff. 9-1-06; emerg. r. (1) (k) and (2) (a) 5., am. (2) (a) (intro.), (3) (intro.), (a) 3., (4) (intro.), (j) and (4m) eff. 4-30-07; CR 07-041: r. (1) (i), (k) and (2) (a) 5., am. (2) (a) (intro.), (3) (intro.), (a) 3., (4) (intro.), (j) and (4m) Register December 2007 No. 624, eff. 1-1-08; corrections in (1m) (intro.) and (4m) (intro.) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2008 No. 636; CR 22-043: r. (4) (b), am. (4) (c), r. (4) (k) 1. Register May 2023 No. 809, eff. 6-1-23.
DHS 107.08 DHS 107.08Hospital services.
DHS 107.08(1)(1)Covered services.
DHS 107.08(1)(a)(a) Inpatient services. Covered hospital inpatient services are those medically necessary services which require an inpatient stay ordinarily furnished by a hospital for the care and treatment of inpatients, and which are provided under the direction of a physician or dentist in an institution certified under s. DHS 105.07 or 105.21.
DHS 107.08(1)(b) (b) Outpatient services. Covered hospital outpatient services are those medically necessary preventive, diagnostic, rehabilitative or palliative items or services provided by a hospital certified under s. DHS 105.07 or 105.21 and performed by or under the direction of a physician or dentist for a recipient who is not a hospital inpatient.
DHS 107.08(2) (2) Services requiring prior authorization. The following covered services require prior authorization:
DHS 107.08(2)(a) (a) Covered hospital services if provided out-of-state under non-emergency circumstances by non-border status providers;
DHS 107.08(2)(b) (b) Hospitalization for non-emergency dental services; and
DHS 107.08(2)(c) (c) Hospitalization for the following transplants;
DHS 107.08(2)(c)2. 2. Pancreas;
DHS 107.08(2)(c)3. 3. Bone marrow;
DHS 107.08(2)(c)5. 5. Heart-lung;
DHS 107.08(2)(c)6. 6. Lung; and
DHS 107.08(2)(d) (d) Hospitalization for any other medical service noted in s. DHS 107.06 (2), 107.10 (2), 107.16 (2), 107.17 (2), 107.18 (2), 107.19 (2), 107.20 (2) or 107.24 (3). The admitting physician shall either obtain the prior authorization directly or ensure that prior authorization has been obtained by the attending physician or dentist.
DHS 107.08 Note Note: For more information on prior authorization, see s. DHS 107.02 (3).
DHS 107.08(3) (3) Other limitations.
DHS 107.08(3)(a)(a) Inpatient limitations. The following limitations apply to hospital inpatient services:
DHS 107.08(3)(a)1. 1. Inpatient admission for non-therapeutic sterilization is a covered service only if the procedures specified in s. DHS 107.06 (3) are followed; and
DHS 107.08(3)(a)2. 2. A recipient's attending physician shall determine if private room accommodations are medically necessary. Charges for private room accommodations shall be denied unless the private room is medically necessary and prescribed by the recipient's attending physician. When a private room is not medically necessary, neither MA nor the recipient may be held responsible for the cost of the private room charge. If, however, a recipient requests a private room and the hospital informs the recipient at the time of admission of the cost differential, and if the recipient understands and agrees to pay the differential, then the recipient may be charged for the differential.
DHS 107.08(3)(b) (b) Outpatient limitations. The following limitations apply to hospital outpatient services:
DHS 107.08(3)(b)1. 1. For services provided by a hospital on an outpatient basis, the same requirements shall apply to the hospital as apply to MA-certified non-hospital providers performing the same services;
DHS 107.08(3)(b)2. 2. Outpatient services performed outside the hospital facility may not be reimbursed as hospital outpatient services; and
DHS 107.08(3)(b)3. 3. All covered outpatient services provided during a calendar day shall be included as one outpatient visit.
DHS 107.08(3)(c) (c) General limitations.
DHS 107.08(3)(c)1.1. MA-certified hospitals shall meet the requirements of ch. DHS 124.
DHS 107.08(3)(c)2. 2. If a hospital is certified and reimbursed as a type of provider other than a hospital, the hospital is subject to all coverage and reimbursement requirements for that type of provider.
DHS 107.08(3)(c)3. 3. On any given calendar day a patient in a hospital shall be considered either an inpatient or an outpatient, but not both. Emergency room services shall be considered outpatient services unless the patient is admitted as an inpatient and counted on the midnight census. Patients who are same day admission and discharge patients and who die before the midnight census shall be considered inpatients.
DHS 107.08(3)(c)4. 4. All covered services provided during an inpatient stay, except professional services which are separately billed, shall be considered hospital inpatient services.
DHS 107.08(4) (4) Non-covered services.
DHS 107.08(4)(a)(a) The following services are not covered hospital services:
DHS 107.08(4)(a)1. 1. Unnecessary or inappropriate inpatient admissions or portions of a stay;
DHS 107.08(4)(a)2. 2. Hospitalizations or portions of hospitalizations disallowed by the PRO;
DHS 107.08(4)(a)3. 3. Hospitalizations either for or resulting in surgeries which the department views as experimental due to questionable or unproven medical effectiveness;
DHS 107.08(4)(a)4. 4. Inpatient services and outpatient services for the same patient on the same date of service unless the patient is admitted to a hospital other than the facility providing the outpatient care;
DHS 107.08(4)(a)5. 5. Hospital admissions on Friday or Saturday, except for emergencies, accident or accident care and obstetrical cases, unless the hospital can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the department that the hospital provides all of its services 7 days a week; and
DHS 107.08(4)(a)6. 6. Hospital laboratory, diagnostic, radiology and imaging tests not ordered by a physician, except in emergencies;
DHS 107.08(4)(b) (b) Neither MA nor the recipient may be held responsible for charges or services identified in par. (a) as non-covered, except that a recipient may be billed for charges under par. (a) 3. or 5., if the recipient was notified in writing in advance of the hospital stay that the service was not a covered service.
DHS 107.08(4)(c) (c) If hospital services for a patient are no longer medically necessary and an appropriate alternative care setting is available but the patient refuses discharge, the patient may be billed for continued services if he or she receives written notification prior to the time medically unnecessary services are provided.
DHS 107.08(4)(d) (d) The following professional services are not covered as part of a hospital inpatient claim but shall be billed by an appropriately certified MA provider;
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.