Wis. Admin. Code Board of Nursing § N 4.10 - Malpractice insurance coverage

Current through March 28, 2022

(1) A nurse-midwife shall have in effect malpractice insurance evidenced by one of the following:
(a) Personal liability coverage in the amounts specified in s. 655.23(4), Stats.
(b) Coverage under a group liability policy providing individual coverage for the nurse-midwife in the amounts set forth in s. 655.23(4), Stats.
(2) Notwithstanding sub. (1), malpractice insurance is not required for any of the following:
(a) A nurse-midwife who practices nurse-midwifery within the scope of employment as a federal, state, county, city, village, or town employee.
(b) A nurse-midwife who practices nurse-midwifery as an employee of the federal public health service under 42 USC 233(g).
(c) A nurse-midwife who does not provide care for patients.
(d) A nurse-midwife whose employer has in effect malpractice liability insurance that provides coverage for the nurse-midwife in an amount equal to or greater than the amounts specified in sub. (1) (a) or (b).
(e) A nurse-midwife providing nurse-midwifery services under s. 257.03, Stats.


Wis. Admin. Code Board of Nursing § N 4.10
Emerg. cr. eff. 11-05-02; CR 03-009: cr., Register November 2003 No. 575, eff. 12-1-2003. Amended by, CR 20-065: am. (1) (intro.), (2) (a), (b), cr. (2) (d), (e), r. (3) Register November 2022 No. 793, eff. 2/1/2022

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