Issue: What is the statutory definition of ‘health care specialist’ in Wisconsin?
|Area of Law:||Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Law Compliance|
|Keywords:||Health care specialist; Physician|
|Cited Statutes:||Wis. Admin. Code Transp. § 130.02(4) (2014); Wis. Admin. Code Pub. Hlth. § 146.89(3)(b) (2014); Wis. Admin. Code Pub. Hlth. § 146.89(3r)(b) (2014)|
Wis. Admin. Code Transp. § 130.02(4) (2014) ("’Health care specialist’ means a physician licensed to practice medicine in any state, an advanced practice nurse licensed to practice nursing in any state, a physician assistant licensed or certified to practice in any state, a chiropractor licensed to practice chiropractic in any state, a Christian Science practitioner residing in this state and listed in the Christian Science journal, or an authorized representative of the U.S. department of veterans affairs.”).
Wis. Admin. Code Pub. Hlth. § 146.89(3)(b) (2014) (permitting a nonprofit agency who is affiliated with a voluntary health care provider to “refer to health care specialists.”).
Wis. Admin. Code Pub. Hlth. § 146.89(3r)(b) (2014) (forbidding a volunteer health care provider from providing “referrals to reproductive health care specialists” to young students).