Emergency Order 16 Related to Certain Healthcare Providers and the Department of Safety and Professional Services Credentialing
State of Wisconsin. (2020). Emergency Order #16 Related to Certain Healthcare Providers and the Department of Safety and Professional Services Credentialing*.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Wisconsin is now allowing physician assistants (PA) to limit their practice to the scope of their own experience, education, training, and capabilities as opposed to the scope of practice of the physician who is supervising them. Additionally, the state has waived the requirement to identify a supervising physician, the existing ratio of physicians or podiatrist to PA, and is now allowing them to delegate tasks to other healthcare providers.