UPDATE: The Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner Of Insurance Asks Medical Malpractice Carriers to Address Coverage Of Telemedicine and Temporary License Holders

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In response to the March 27th, Executive Order #16 (EO16) by Wisconsin Governor Evers, on March 30st HB blog, the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) issued guidance to medical malpractice insurance carriers to provide coverage for telemedicine services under the same terms for providers as if they were providing services in-person. Likewise, OCI is encouraging medical malpractice carriers to provide coverage for temporary license holders in Wisconsin authorized under EO16. The guidelines and recommendations are designed to help fulfill the intent of EO16 and make enough medical care available in Wisconsin.

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