Administrative Rules

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has received approval from the Governor to create, amend, or repeal the following administrative rules. The objectives of the rulemaking are defined in each Statement of Scope.

DHS omnibus, Biennial Rule Review (2021)

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 038-21, Governor's approval 4/15/21
Scope Expiration Date: 10/23/23
Promulgation Type: omnibus rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting
Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Mark Thompson (Rules Attorney) 608-266-1279
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 10, 73, 90 104, & 105, Long-Term Care Services and Medical Assistance Program Fair Hearing Process

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 062-20, Governor's approval 05/15/2020
Scope Expiration Date: 12/8/22
Promulgation Type: permanent rule
Promulgation Status: public hearing

  • Preliminary public hearing held: 8/7/20
  • ​​Preliminary public commenting period open until 8/7/20
  • Advisory committee meeting: 6/30/21
  • Comments on economic impact: 1/10/22 - 2/7/22
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 3/21/22 - CR 22-026
  • Public hearing scheduled for 8/4/22, notice details below.

Active Notices/Solicitations: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND COMMENT PERIOD
Chapter DHS 10, 73, 104, 105
Clearinghouse Rule Number CR 22-026
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Department of Health Services (“the Department”) will hold a public hearing on a permanent rule, to consider amendments to DHS 10, 73, 104, and 105, relating to long-term care services and Medical Assistance fair hearing process.
HEARING INFORMATION
Date and Time
August 4, 2022
9:00am – 10:00am
Location
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ANALYSIS AND TEXT OF THE RULE
Analysis of the rule and the proposed rule text may be accessed at: https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/register/2022/795b/register/submit_proposed/cr_22_026_submittal_notice/cr_22_026_rule_text
PLEASE NOTE: The most recent version of the proposed rule text may be obtained HERE
FISCAL ESTIMATE-ECONOMIC IMPACT ANALYSIS
The fiscal estimate and economic impact analysis for the rule is available at: https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/register/2022/795b/register/submit_proposed/cr_22_026_submittal_notice/cr_22_026_economic_impact_analysis
PUBLIC COMMENTS AND DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION
Comments may be provided at the hearing, or submitted to the Department until the end of business August 4, 2022 by:
1. Accessing the Department’s Administrative Rules website and selecting "SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT" above.
2. Submitting a comment through the Wisconsin State Legislature’s website: https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/chr/all/cr_22_026.
3. Mailing written comments to:
Bailey Dvorak
Division of Medicaid Services
P.O. Box 309
Madison, WI 53701-0309
INITIAL REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY ANALYSIS
The proposed rule will not have an effect on small businesses, as defined under s. 227.114 (1), Stats.
SMALL BUSINESS REGULATORY REVIEW COORDINATOR
Jackson Keuler
Office of Legal Counsel
1 West Wilson Street, Room 651
Madison, WI 53703
Jackson.Keuler@dhs.wisconsin.gov
AGENCY CONTACT PERSON
Bailey Dvorak
Division of Medicaid Services
Phone: 608-267-5210
Email: DHSDMSAdminRules@dhs.wisconsin.gov
ACCESSIBILITY
English

The Department of Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. If you need accommodations because of a disability or need an interpreter or translator, or if you need this material in another language or in an alternate format, you may request assistance to participate by contacting Bailey Dvorak at 608-267-5210. You must make your request at least 7 days before the activity.
Spanish
The Department of Health Services es una agencia que ofrece igualdad en las oportunidades de empleo y servicios. Si necesita algún tipo de acomodaciones debido a incapacidad o si necesita un interprete, traductor o esta información en su propio idioma o en un formato alterno, usted puede pedir asistencia para participar en los programas comunicándose con Bailey Dvorak al número 608-267-5210. Debe someter su petición por lo menos 7 días de antes de la actividad.
Hmong
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Department Contact: Bailey Dvorak (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-5210
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 10, 38, 73, 92, 101, 105, 106, 107, 108, & 109, Medical Assistance Program Telehealth Services (DMS)

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 061-20, Governor's approval 6/4/20
Scope Expiration Date: 12/8/22
Promulgation Type: permanent and emergency rule
Promulgation Status: see below

Permanent rule: preparing for public hearing

  • Preliminary public hearing: 8/27/20
  • ​​Preliminary public commenting period open until 8/27/20
  • Advisory committee meetings: 6/7/21, 7/19/21, 8/13/21
  • Comments on economic impact: 3/7/22 - 4/4/22
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 4/28/22 - CR 22-043

Emergency rule: Governor's Office review

  • Preliminary public hearing: 8/27/20
  • ​​Preliminary public commenting period open until 8/27/20
  • Comments on economic impact: 3/7/22 -4/4/22
  • Governor's Office emergency rule order submittal: 7/21/22

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Bailey Dvorak (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-5210
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 34, 35, 36, 40, 50, 61, 63, & 75, Telehealth (DCTS)

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Statement of Scope: Revised Statement of Scope 010-21, Governor's approval 12/23/20. This revised statement of scope modifies SS 128-20, which was published in Register 778A1 on October 5, 2020.
Scope Expiration Date: 7/25/23
Promulgation Type: permanent and emergency rule
Promulgation Status: proposed rule order revision based off Legislative Council comments

  • Revised statement of scope 010-21 modifying SS 128-20
  • Preliminary public hearing: 2/1/21
  • ​​Preliminary public commenting period open until 2/1/21
  • Comments on economic impact: 5/23/22 - 6/20/22
  • Clearinghouse submission: 6/24/22 - CR 22-053

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Sarah Coyle (Rules Coordinator) 608-266-2715
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 34, 35, 36, 61, & 63, Allowing Non-Expiring Certificates and Biennial Reporting and Submission of Fees

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 113-20, Governor's approval 8/13/20
Scope Expiration Date: 2/17/23
Promulgation Type: permanent rule
Promulgation Status: rule drafting

  • Preliminary public hearing held: 10/7/20
  • ​​Preliminary public commenting period open until 10/7/20

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Sarah Coyle (Rules Coordinator) 608-266-2715
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 77, Service Fund for People who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind, or Hard of Hearing

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 77
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 113-19, Governor's approval 11/21/19. This scope statement revises SS 076-19, published on August 12, 2019, in register 764A2.
Scope Expiration Date: 5/25/22
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: Legislative review 

  • Advisory committee meetings: 3/19/21, 4/23/21, 5/21/21, 7/23/21, 10/27/21
  • Comments on economic impact: 1/24/22 - 2/7/22
  • Clearinghouse submission: 2/18/22 - CR 22-019
  • Public hearing held: 3/21/22
  • Governor's Office proposed rule order submittal: 4/1/22
  • Legislature submission: 4/21/22

Active Notices/Solicitations: none 
Department Contact: Chris Gjestson (Rules Coordinator) 608-266-0472
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 88, Licensed Adult Family Homes

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 88
Statement of Scope: Revised Statement of Scope SS 108-21, Governor's approval 12/2/21. This revised statement of scope modifies SS 092-19, which was approved by the Governor on August 29, 2019, published in the Administrative Register on September 3, 2019, and approved by the Secretary of the Department of Health Services on September 16, 2019.
Scope Expiration: 6/6/24
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: advisory committee meetings and rule drafting

  • Advisory committee meetings: pending, notice(s) forthcoming

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Pat Benesh (Rules Coordinator) 608-264-9896
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 105 & 107, Overdose Treatment Provider Certification and Covered Services

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 105, ch DHS 107
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope SS 138-20, Governor's approval 10/16/20
Scope Expiration: 4/16/23
Promulgation Type: emergency and permanent rule revision
Promulgation Status: advisory committee list formation

  • Preliminary public hearing held: 12/03/20
  • ​​Preliminary public commenting period open until 12/03/20

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Bailey Dvorak (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-5210
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 105 & 107, Pharmacist Reimbursement for Patient Care Services through Medical Assistance

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 105, ch DHS 107
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope SS 058-22, Governor's approval 6/30/22
Scope Expiration: 1/11/25
Promulgation Type: permanent rule revision
Promulgation Status: statement of scope signature
Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Bailey Dvorak (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-5210
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website

DHS 107, Medical Assistance Provider Certification and Covered Services

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch DHS 107
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope SS 129-20, Governor's approval 9/25/20
Scope Expiration: 4/5/23
Promulgation Type: permanent rule revision
Promulgation Status: advisory committee list formation, advisory committee meetings, and rule drafting

  • Preliminary public hearing held: 11/13/20
  • ​​Preliminary public commenting period open until 11/13/20
  • Advisory committee meetings: pending, notice(s) forthcoming

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Bailey Dvorak (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-5210
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

 

DHS 107, Complex Rehabilitation Technology Reimbursement

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch DHS 107
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope SS 046-22, Governor's approval 5/26/22
Scope Expiration: 11/30/24
Promulgation Type: permanent rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting 
Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Bailey Dvorak (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-5210
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 109, SeniorCare Prescription Drugs

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch DHS 109
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope SS 145-20. Governor's approval 10/28/20
Scope Expiration: 5/2/23
Promulgation Type: permanent rule revision
Promulgation Status: Legislative Council review

  • Advisory committee meeting: 9/23/21
  • Comments on economic impact: 4/4/22 - 5/2/22
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 5/23/22 - CR 22-046

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Bailey Dvorak (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-5210
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 110, Emergency Medical Services Licensing, Certification, and Training Requirements

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 110
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope SS 032-22, Governor's approval 4/7/22
Scope Expiration: 10/11/24
Promulgation Type: permanent rule revision and emergency rule
Promulgation Status: preparing for EIA public comment period

  • Preliminary public hearing held: 5/17/22 
  • ​​Preliminary public commenting period open until 5/17/22

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Chris Gjestson (Rules Coordinator) 608-266-0472
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 144, Immunization of Students

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 144
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 067-17, Governor's approval 7/26/17
Scope Expiration: 2/4/20
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: pending submission to Legislative Reference Bureau for publication

  • Advisory committee meetings held: 1/26/18, 2/14/18, 3/14/18
  • Comments on economic impact: 9/24/18 to 10/9/18
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 6/10/19
  • Public hearing held: 7/26/19
  • Governor's Office proposed rule order submittal: 10/31/19
  • Legislature submission: 12/17/19 - CR 19-079
  • Legislative Assembly Committee on Constitution and Ethics public hearing held 3/3/20
  • Executive session held: 3/5/20 report objection in part recommended by Assembly Committee on Constitution and Ethics, Ayes 6, Noes 2
  • Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules (JCRAR) motions: 5/5/20 report concurrence in objection by JCRAR, Ayes 6, Noes 4
  • Legislative Reference Bureau submission: pending

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Chris Gjestson (Rules Coordinator) 608-266-0472​
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 157, Radiation Protection Requirements for Radiation-Producing Machines and Radioactive Materials 

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule: ch. DHS 157
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope SS 096-20, Governor's approval 7/16/20
Scope Expiration Date: 1/27/23
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: revision to proposed rule order based off public comments before submission to Governor's Office for approval

  • Preliminary public hearing held: 8/21/20
  • ​​Preliminary public commenting period open until 8/21/20
  • Advisory committee meetings: 2/17/21 & 3/10/21
  • Comments on economic impact: 11/1/21 to 11/15/21
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 1/27/22
  • Public hearing held 6/16/22
  • Public comments accepted until 7/11/22
  • Governor's Office proposed rule order submittal: pending

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Chris Gjestson (Rules Coordinator) 608-266-0472​
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

Last Revised: July 25, 2022