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Wisconsin Telepractice Requirements for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists

The information below is collected from state licensure boards or regulatory agencies responsible for regulating the professions of audiology and/or speech-language pathology. The information is reviewed on an annual basis. Please be advised that laws, regulations, and policies may change at any time, so always check with your state for the most up-to-date information.

Telepractice State Licensure Board Requirements

This state has no licensure laws or regulations for telepractice. The absence of laws or regulations does not imply telepractice is allowed. Check with the state or ASHA to learn about emergency or temporary provisions.

Temporary Practice for Out-of-State Providers

Nonresidents who are licensed in another U.S. state or jurisdiction with substantially equivalent standards may receive a limited permit to practice speech-language pathology or audiology for a period not to exceed 45 days per calendar year.

Reference: Wisconsin Administrative Code, HAS 6.08, Limited permit (2016) [PDF]

Telesupervision State Licensure Board Laws and Regulations

This state has no specific laws or regulations for telesupervision of support personnel, clinical fellows or student interns and the regulations are unclear. Check with the state or ASHA to learn about emergency or temporary provisions.

Support Personnel

No regulations

Clinical Fellow

No regulations

Student Intern

No regulations

Telepractice Reimbursement Laws and Regulations

Telepractice Private Insurance

No laws or regulations identified that include audiology or speech-language pathology. Check with the state or ASHA to learn about emergency or temporary provisions.

Telepractice Medicaid

No laws or regulations identified that include audiology or speech-language pathology. Check with the state or ASHA to learn about emergency or temporary provisions.

ASHA Guidance

Telepractice State Licensure

  • Check with the state or ASHA to learn about emergency or temporary provisions. If a state has not established regulations on telepractice, then contact the licensure board for further guidance and ask for written verification.
  • It is the responsibility of the clinician to review the regulations on the state licensure board website in their entirety and regularly for updates or changes.

Telesupervision

If a state has not established regulations on telesupervision, then contact the licensure board for further guidance and ask for written verification.

Reimbursement for Telepractice Services

Audiologists and speech-language pathologists should keep in mind that while a state may have passed telepractice reimbursement laws and/or regulations, this does not guarantee that payers will reimburse for these services. Learn more about considerations for audiologists and speech-language pathologists.

Resources

For further information on telepractice requirements for audiologists and speech-language pathologists, please visit these websites:

Questions regarding state advocacy issues? Call ASHA at 800-498-2071 and ask for the State Advocacy Team.  

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