"2. In providing mental health benefits under this subchapter, a mental health 12
service provider with preferred provider status under subd. 1. is not required to
receive prior authorization from the department before providing mental health 2
services that meet all other requirements of this subchapter. A mental health service 3
provider with preferred provider status shall submit to the department the 4
information specified in par. (a) 5. a. to d. before providing mental health services and 5
on the same schedule that other mental health service providers without preferred 6
provider status are required to submit requests for prior authorization.
2m. The department may terminate the preferred provider status of a mental 8
health service provider for good cause.".