Wis. Admin. Code Medical Examining Board § Med 24.01 - Authority and scope

Current through March 28, 2022

The rules in this chapter are adopted by the medical examining board pursuant to the authority delegated by ss. 15.08(5), 227.11, and 448.40, Stats., and govern the standards of the practice of medicine using telemedicine. The rules in this chapter may not be construed to prohibit any of the following:

(1) Consultations between physicians or the transmission and review of digital images, pathology specimens, test results, or other medical data by physicians related to the care of patients in this state.
(2) Patient care in consultation with another physician who has an established physician-patient relationship with the patient.
(3) Patient care in on-call or cross-coverage situations in which the physician has access to patient records.
(4) Treating a patient with an emergency medical condition. In this subsection, emergency medical condition means a medical condition manifesting itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity that the absence of immediate medical attention will result in serious jeopardy to patient health, serious impairment to bodily functions, or serious dysfunction of a body organ or part.
(5) Use of telemedicine by a physician assistant licensed by the medical examining board to provide patient care, treatment, or services within the licensee's scope of practice under s. Med 8.07.


Wis. Admin. Code Medical Examining Board § Med 24.01
Adopted by, CR 15-087: cr. Register May 2017 No. 737, eff. 6/1/2017

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