Permanent 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 1, Uniform Fee System

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 1
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 121-15, Governor's approval 10/13/15
Scope Expiration Date: 02/04/20
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting

  • DHS 1 Advisory Committee Meeting 09/29/16
  • DHS 1 Advisory Committee Meeting 10/26/16
  • DHS 1 Advisory Committee Meeting 11/29/16
  • DHS 1 Advisory Committee Meeting 12/14/16
  • DHS 1 Advisory Committee Meeting 01/19/17
  • DHS 1 Advisory Committee Meeting 02/13/17
  • DHS 1 Advisory Committee Meeting 02/21/17
  • DHS 1 Advisory Committee Meeting 03/16/17
  • DHS 1 Advisory Committee Meeting 03/28/17
  • Commenting period for economic impact: 08/06/18-08/20/18
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 03/07/19
  • Public hearing held 05/24/19 
  • Governor's Office proposed rule order submittal: 07/12/19
  • Legislative submittal: 08/12/19

Active Notices/Solicitations: None
Department Contact: Barry Kasten (Rules Coordinator) 608-266-0314
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 1, 5, 10, 12, 15, 40, 60-61, 63, 73, 75, 88, 101, 103-107, 110, 122, 124, 132, 134, and 152, Inclusive Language 

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 084-19, Governor's approval 07/29/19
Scope Expiration Date: 02/19/22
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: n/a
Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Whitney Ederer (Rules Manager) 608-267-4029
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 12, 13, 36, 65, 92, 97-98, 114, 125, 134, 143, 157, 190, and 199, Biennial Rule Review

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 083-19, Governor's approval 07/29/19
Scope Expiration Date: 02/19/22
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: n/a
Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Whitney Ederer (Rules Manager) 608-267-4029
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 40, Mental Health Day Treatment Services for Children

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 40
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 085-15, Governor's approval 08/17/15
Scope Expiration: 02/04/20
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status:  rule drafting

  • DHS 40 Advisory Committee Meeting 09/08/16
  • DHS 40 Advisory Committee Meeting 10/20/16
  • DHS 40 Advisory Committee Meeting 12/01/16
  • DHS 40 Advisory Committee Meeting 01/12/17
  • DHS 40 Advisory Committee Meeting 02/09/17
  • DHS 40 Advisory Committee Meeting 03/16/17
  • DHS 40 Advisory Committee Meeting 06/08/17
  • Comments on economic impact: 10/08/18-10/22/18
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 03/09/19
  • Public hearing held 05/17/19

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 50, Youth Crisis Stabilization Facility

Current Rule Text: none
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 043-18, Governor's approval 03/29/18
Scope Expiration: 10/09/20
Promulgation Type: new rule (emergency & permanent)
Promulgation Status:  rule drafting

  • The Department solicited information and advice from individuals, businesses, associations representing businesses, and local governmental units who may be affected by the proposed rule for use in analyzing and determining the economic impact that the rules would have on businesses, individuals, public utility rate payers, local governmental units, and the state’s economy as a whole, from 04/22/19 - 05/06/19.
  • ​Clearinghouse submittal: 06/06/19
  • Public hearing held 09/03/19 

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 75, Community Substance Abuse Service Standards

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 75
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 088-18, Governor's approval 07/27/18
Scope Expiration Date: 02/06/21
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting

  • Listening sessions held: 5/21/19, 5/23/19, 6/17/19, 6/20/19, 6/27/19, 7/16/19 
  • Advisory Committee Meeting held 09/23/19 

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 75.15, Community Substance Abuse Service Standards: Narcotic Treatment Service for Opiate Addiction

Current Rule Text: DHS 75.15
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 044-18, Governor's approval 04/27/1
Scope Expiration: 11/07/20
Promulgation Type: rule revision (emergency and permanent)
Promulgation Status: rule drafting

  • Comments on economic impact: 10/22/18 to 11/05/18
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 03/07/19
  • Public hearing held 4/29/19, notice here 
  • Governor's Office proposed rule order submittal: 07/12/19
  • ​Permanent rule Legislative submittal: 08/07/19
  • Emergency rule order found here
  • Emergency rule public hearing held 09/26/19

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, Deafblind, or Hard of Hearing 

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 77
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 076-19, Governor's approval 07/29/19
Scope Expiration Date: 02/12/22
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting
Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Susan Uttech (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-3561
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 ScopeStatement of Scope 092-19, Governor's approval 08/29/19
Scope Expiration: 03/03/22
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting 
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 95, Control and Custody of Chapter 980, Wis. Stats., Patients.

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 95
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 070-17, Governor's approval 08/03/17
Scope Expiration: 02/14/20
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting 

  • Comments on economic impact: 05/21/18 to 06/04/18
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 09/10/18
  • Public hearing: 03/22/19, notice here
  • Governor's Office proposed rule order submittal: 4/11/19

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 101, 105, and 107,  Complex Rehabilitation Technology and Certification 

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Textch. DHS 101, ch. DHS 105, ch DHS 107 
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 037-19, Governor's approval 03/22/19
Scope Expiration: 10/01/21
Promulgation Type: omnibus rule revision 
Promulgation Status: preliminary public hearing and commenting period 

  • Preliminary public hearing held 4/22/19, notice here 
  • Preliminary public commenting period open until 4/29/19 

Active Notices/Solicitations

  • Advisory Committee Meeting 
  • ​Date: 10/08/19
  • Time: 12:00 - 3:00 pm 
  • Location: 1 West Wilson Street, Room 751, Madison, WI  53703
  • Remote option: 
  • Conference call: 1-877-820-7831
  • Passcode: 653372#

Department Contact: Laura Brauer (Rules Coordinator) 608-266-5368
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 105.14, Adult Day Care Centers 

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: none
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 036-19, Governor's approval 03/22/19
Scope Expiration: 10/01/21
Promulgation Type: rule creation
Promulgation Status: preliminary public hearing and commenting period 

  • Preliminary public hearing held 4/26/19, notice here 
  • Preliminary public commenting period open until 4/26/19
  • Advisory Committee meeting held 6/27/19
  • Advisory Committee meeting held 7/25/19

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 105.17, Provider Certification, Personal Care Providers

Current Rule Text: s. DHS 105.17
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 100-16, Governor's approval 10/07/16
Scope Expiration: 02/04/20
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting 

  • DHS 105.17 Advisory Committee Meeting Notice 10/05/17
  • DHS 105.17 Advisory Committee Meeting Notice 11/02/17
  • DHS 105.17 Advisory Committee Meeting Notice 12/05/17
  • Comments on economic impact: 11/12/18-11/26/18
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 6/20/19
  • Public hearing held: 08/09/19

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

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Textch. DHS 110
Statement of ScopeStatement of Scope 029-19, Governor's approval 03/13/19
Scope Expiration: 09/18/2021
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting 

  • Preliminary public hearing held 4/1/19, notice here 
  • Preliminary public commenting period was from March 25, 2019 to April 8, 2019 ​
  • Advisory Committee Meeting held: 06/05/19
  • Advisory Committee Meeting held: 07/17/19
  • ​Advisory Committee Meeting held: 09/04/19

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Susan Uttech (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-3561
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 115, Screening Newborns for Congenital and Metabolic Disorders

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 115
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 081-18, Governor's approval 07/16/18
Scope Expiration: 01/23/21
Promulgation Type: rule revision (emergency and permanent) 
Promulgation Status:  rule drafting

  • DHS 115 Advisory Committee Meeting Notice 09/20/18
  • ​The Department solicited information and advice from individuals, businesses, associations representing businesses, and local governmental units who may be affected by the proposed rule for use in analyzing and determining the economic impact that the rules would have on businesses, individuals, public utility rate payers, local governmental units, and the state’s economy as a whole, from 03/25/2019 - 04/08/2019. 
  • Legislative Council Rules Clearinghouse submittal: 4/30/19 
  • Public hearing held: 7/2/19
  • Governor's Office proposed rule order submittal: 07/12/19
  • ​​Permanent rule Legislative submittal: 08/07/19
  • Emergency rule order found here (the emergency rule is anticipated to become effective 10/15/19)

Active Notices/Solicitations: ​none
Department Contact: Susan Uttech (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-3561
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 118, Trauma Care

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 118
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 112-15, Governor's approval 09/16/15
Scope Expiration: 02/04/20
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status:  rule drafting

  • DHS 118 Advisory Committee Meeting 09/29/16
  • DHS 118 Advisory Committee Meeting 10/21/16
  • DHS 118 Advisory Committee Meeting 11/14/16
  • Comments on economic impact: 12/03/18-12/17/18
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 6/20/19

Active Notices/Solicitations: 

Public Hearing: 

  • Date: Friday, 10/11/19 
  • Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Location: 
    • Marriott Courtyard Madison East
    • 2502 Crossroads Drive
    • Madison, WI 53718
  • Proposed rule order here

Department Contact: Susan Uttech (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-3561
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 124, Hospitals

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 124
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 022-15, Governor's approval 02/20/15
Scope Expiration: 02/04/20
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting

  • The Department solicited information and advice from individuals, businesses, associations representing businesses, and local governmental units who may be affected by the proposed rule for use in analyzing and determining the economic impact that the rules would have on businesses, individuals, public utility rate payers, local governmental units, and the state’s economy as a whole, from 08/19/19 - 09/03/19. 

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 131, Hospices

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 131
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 109-16, Governor's approval 11/07/16
Scope Expiration: 02/04/20
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting

  • DHS 131 Advisory Committee Meeting 03/14/17
  • DHS 131 Advisory Committee Meeting 04/21/17
  • DHS 131 Advisory Committee Meeting 09/05/17
  • The Department solicited information and advice from individuals, businesses, associations representing businesses, and local governmental units who may be affected by the proposed rule for use in analyzing and determining the economic impact that the rules would have on businesses, individuals, public utility rate payers, local governmental units, and the state’s economy as a whole, from 05/28/19-06/11/19. 
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 7/3/19
  • Public hearing held 09/26/19

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 144, Immunization of Students

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 144
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 067-17, Governor's approval 07/26/17
Scope Expiration: 02/04/20
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting

  • DHS 144 & 146 Advisory Committee Meeting 01/26/18
  • DHS 144 & 146 Advisory Committee Meeting 02/14/18
  • DHS 144 & 146 Advisory Committee Meeting 03/14/18
  • Comments on economic impact: 09/24/18 to 10/09/18
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 06/10/19
  • Public hearing held 07/26/19

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Susan Uttech (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-3561
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 146, Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 146
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 071-17, Governor's approval 08/10/17
Scope Expiration: 02/14/20
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting

  • DHS 144 & 146 Advisory Committee Meeting 01/26/18
  • DHS 144 & 146 Advisory Committee Meeting 02/14/18
  • DHS 144 & 146 Advisory Committee Meeting 03/14/18
  • Comments on economic impact: 06/18/18 to 07/02/18
  • ​Clearinghouse submittal: 08/31/18
  • Public hearing held 06/11/19
  • Governor's Office proposed rule order submittal: 07/12/19
  • ​Legislative submittal: 08/30/19

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Susan Uttech (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-3561
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 149, The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 149
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 104-17, Governor's approval 09/19/17
Scope Expiration: 03/25/20
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting

  • DHS 149 Advisory Committee meeting: 03/25/19, notice here
  • ​The Department solicited information and advice from individuals, businesses, associations representing businesses, and local governmental units who may be affected by the proposed rule for use in analyzing and determining the economic impact that the rules would have on businesses, individuals, public utility rate payers, local governmental units, and the state’s economy as a whole, from 08/12/19-08/26/19. 
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 09/24/19

Active Notices/Solicitations: none
Department Contact: Susan Uttech (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-3561
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 163, Certification for the Identification, Removal and Reduction of Lead-Based Paint Hazards

SUBMIT A PUBLIC COMMENT

Current Rule: ch. DHS 163
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 070-18, Governor's approval 06/12/18
Scope Expiration: 12/18/20
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting 

  • The Department solicited information and advice from individuals, businesses, associations representing businesses, and local governmental units who may be affected by the proposed rule for use in analyzing and determining the economic impact that the rules would have on businesses, individuals, public utility rate payers, local governmental units, and the state’s economy as a whole, from 05/20/19-06/03/19. 
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 08/07/19

Active Notices/Solicitations: none 
Department Contact: Susan Uttech (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-3561
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

DHS 181, Reporting of Blood Lead Test Results

Current Rule Text: ch. DHS 181
Statement of Scope: Statement of Scope 091-17, Governor's approval 08/31/17
Scope Expiration: 03/11/20
Promulgation Type: rule revision
Promulgation Status: rule drafting

  • Advisory Committee Meeting: 06/21/18
  • Comments on economic impact: 09/24/18-10/09/18
  • Clearinghouse submittal: 03/07/19
  • Public hearing held 4/29, notice here
  • Governor's Office proposed rule order submittal: 5/13/19
  • ​Legislative submittal: 08/07/19

Active Notices/Solicitations: none 
Department Contact: Susan Uttech (Rules Coordinator) 608-267-3561
Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents may also be available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

Last Revised: October 3, 2019