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49.45(30j)(b)2.c. c. Model principles of recovery.
49.45(30j)(b)2.d. d. Training of peer recovery coaches.
49.45(30j)(b)2.e. e. Professional health system navigation.
49.45(30j)(b)2.f. f. Applicable laws and policies.
49.45(30j)(b)2.g. g. Community resources.
49.45(30j)(b)2.h. h. Quality, strength-based, and person-centered supervision.
49.45(30j)(b)2.i. i. Identification and evaluation of peer competencies.
49.45(30j)(b)2.j. j. Confidentiality, ethics, and professional boundaries.
49.45(30j)(b)2.k. k. Antidiscrimination in employment, staff development, and employment practices.
49.45(30j)(b)2.L. L. Peer-delivered services advocacy.
49.45(30j)(b)3. 3. The peer recovery coach provides the service in coordination with the Medical Assistance recipient's individual treatment plan and in accordance with the recipient's individual treatment goals.
49.45(30j)(b)4. 4. The peer recovery coach providing the service has completed all of the following training requirements, as established by the department by rule, after consulting with members of the recovery community:
49.45(30j)(b)4.a. a. Forty hours of training in advocacy, mentoring and education, recovery and wellness support, and ethical responsibility that includes training of at least 10 hours in advocacy, at least 10 hours in mentoring and education, at least 10 hours in recovery and wellness support, and at least 10 hours in ethical responsibility.
49.45(30j)(b)4.b. b. Twenty-four hours of supervised volunteer or paid work experience involving advocacy, mentoring and education, recovery and wellness support, ethical responsibility, or a combination of those areas.
49.45(30j)(c) (c) The department shall certify under Medical Assistance peer recovery coaches to provide services in accordance with this subsection.
49.45(30j)(d) (d) The department shall request from the federal department of health and human services any waiver of federal Medicaid law, state plan amendment, or other federal approval necessary to implement this subsection and s. 49.46 (2) (b) 14p.
49.45(30m) (30m) Certain services for developmentally disabled.
49.45(30m)(a)(a) Except as provided in par. (am), a county shall provide the portion of payment that is not provided by the federal government for all of the following services to individuals with developmental disability who are eligible for medical assistance:
49.45(30m)(a)1. 1. Services under s. 51.06 (1m) (d).
49.45(30m)(a)2. 2. Services in an intermediate care facility for persons with an intellectual disability, as defined in s. 46.278 (1m) (am), other than a state center for the developmentally disabled.
49.45(30m)(a)3. 3. Services for which payment is permitted under sub. (6c) (d) 2. that are provided in a nursing facility, as defined in s. 46.279 (1) (c).
49.45(30m)(am)1.1. The department shall provide the portion of the payment that is not provided by the federal government for any of the services specified in par. (a) 1. to 3. that are provided to an individual with developmental disability who is eligible for medical assistance, as determined under the contract under s. 46.279 (4m).
49.45(30m)(am)2. 2. For individuals receiving the family care benefit under s. 46.286, the care management organization that manages the family care benefit for the recipient shall pay the portion of the payment that is not covered by the federal government for services that are described under par. (a) 1. and are covered services under the family care benefit; the department shall pay the remainder of the portion of the payment that is not covered by the federal government.
49.45(30m)(b) (b) No payment under this section may be made for services specified under par. (a) or (am) unless the individual who receives the services is provided protective placement under s. 55.06 (9) (a), 2003 stats., or s. 55.12, is provided emergency protective services under s. 55.05 (4), 2003 stats., or s. 55.13, or is provided an emergency protective placement under s. 55.06 (11) (a), 2003 stats., or s. 55.135 or a temporary protective placement under s. 55.06 (11) (c), 2003 stats., or s. 55.135 (5) or 55.055 (5).
49.45(30m)(c) (c) No payment under this section may be made for services specified under par. (a) 2. or 3. that are provided to an individual who was placed in or admitted to an intermediate facility, as defined in s. 46.279 (1) (b), or nursing facility, as defined in s. 46.279 (1) (c), unless one of the following applies:
49.45(30m)(c)1. 1. Any placement or admission that is made after April 30, 2005, complied with the requirements of s. 46.279.
49.45(30m)(c)2. 2. For an individual who was provided protective placement under ch. 55 at any time, any annual review that is conducted under s. 55.18 (1) (a) (intro.) after April 30, 2005, complies with the requirements of s. 55.18 (1) (ar).
49.45(30r) (30r) Services in a mental health institute. A county shall provide the portion of payment that is not provided by the federal government for services under s. 49.46 (2) (b) 6. e. in a mental health institute under s. 51.05.
49.45(30x) (30x) Licensed midwife services.
49.45(30x)(a) (a) Provider reimbursement. Beginning January 1, 2016, services under s. 49.46 (2) (b) 12t. provided to an individual are reimbursable under the Medical Assistance program if an amendment to the state medical assistance plan approved by the federal department of health and human services permits reimbursement under s. 49.46 (2) (b) 12t.
49.45(30x)(b) (b) Plan amendment. The department shall submit to the federal department of health and human services an amendment to the state medical assistance plan to permit the application of par. (a). The department may not pay reimbursement under par. (a) unless the amendment to the state plan allowing reimbursement under s. 49.46 (2) (b) 12t. is approved and in effect.
49.45(31) (31) Long-Term Care Partnership Program.
49.45(31)(a) (a) The department shall submit to the federal department of health and human services, not later than 3 months after October 27, 2007, an amendment to the state medical assistance plan that establishes in this state a Long-Term Care Partnership Program, as described in this subsection, and shall implement the program if the amendment to the state plan is approved. Under the program, the department shall exclude an amount equal to the amount of benefits that an individual receives under a qualifying long-term care insurance policy, as described in par. (b), when determining any of the following:
49.45(31)(a)1. 1. The individual's resources for purposes of determining the individual's eligibility for medical assistance.
49.45(31)(a)2. 2. The amount to be recovered from the individual's estate if the individual receives medical assistance.
49.45(31)(b) (b) To be eligible for the program, an individual must have been a resident of this state when the long-term care insurance policy was issued, and the policy must satisfy all of the following criteria:
49.45(31)(b)1. 1. The policy was not issued before the date specified in the amendment to the state plan, which may not be before the first day of the calendar quarter in which the amendment is submitted to the federal department of health and human services.
49.45(31)(b)2. 2. The policy meets the definition of a qualified long-term care insurance policy under 26 USC 7702B (b).
49.45(31)(b)3. 3. The policy meets the long-term care insurance model regulations and the requirements of the long-term care insurance model act promulgated by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners that are specified in 42 USC 1396p (b) (5).
49.45(31)(b)4. 4. The policy includes the applicable inflation protection specified in 42 USC 1396p (b) (1) (C) (iii) (IV).
49.45(31)(b)5. 5. The commissioner of insurance certifies to the department that the policy meets the criteria under subds. 2. to 4.
49.45(31)(c)1.1. The department and the office of the commissioner of insurance shall approve a training program for individuals who sell long-term care insurance policies in the state to ensure that those individuals understand the relation of long-term care insurance to the Medical Assistance program and are able to explain to consumers the protections offered by long-term care insurance and how this type of insurance relates to private and public financing of long-term care.
49.45(31)(c)2. 2. The training program approved under this paragraph shall include initial training that is not less than 8 hours long and ongoing training sessions that are not less than 4 hours long per session. Individuals who sell long-term care insurance policies shall be required to attend an ongoing training session every 24 months after the initial training. The commissioner may approve the initial and ongoing training sessions for continuing education requirements under s. 628.04 (3).
49.45(31)(c)3. 3. The training under this paragraph shall cover at a minimum long-term care insurance, long-term care services, qualified partnerships, and the relationship between qualified partnerships and other public and private coverage of long-term care costs.
49.45(31)(d) (d) An insurer that issues a long-term care insurance policy described in par. (b) shall be required to submit reports to the secretary of the federal department of health and human services, in accordance with regulations developed by the secretary, that include notice of when benefits are paid under the policy, the amount of the benefits, notice of the termination of the policy, and any other information required by the secretary.
49.45(31)(e)1.1. Notwithstanding par. (b) (intro.), the department, when making a determination under par. (a) 1. or 2. with respect to an individual, shall disregard an amount equal to the insurance benefit payments that are made to or on behalf of the individual under a qualified long-term care insurance policy under 26 USC 7702B (b) that was purchased in a state that had a state plan amendment that provided for a qualified state long-term care partnership, as defined in 42 USC 1396p (b) (1) (C) (iii), at the time of the purchase of the policy.
49.45(31)(e)2. 2. The department shall comply with standards established by the federal department of health and human services in accordance with section 6021 (b) of the federal Deficit Reduction Act of 2005.
49.45(32) (32) Community care for the elderly. The department may request a waiver under 42 USC 1315 to permit the establishment of a community care for the elderly demonstration project to provide medical care, case management services, adult day care and other support services that promote independence and enhance the quality of life of frail elderly persons. If the waiver is approved, the department may establish the community care for the elderly demonstration project and pay a fixed per person fee for the services.
49.45(34) (34) Medical assistance manual. The department shall prepare a medical assistance manual that is clear, comprehensive and consistent with this subchapter and 42 USC 1396a to 1396u and shall, no later than July 1, 1992, provide the manual to counties for use by county employees who administer the medical assistance program.
49.45(35m) (35m) Computer system redesign. The department shall ensure that any redesign or replacement of the computer network that is used by counties on May 12, 1992, to determine eligibility for medical assistance includes the capability of determining eligibility for medical assistance under s. 49.47 (4) (c) 2.
49.45(36) (36) Homeless beneficiaries. The department or a county department under s. 46.215, 46.22, or 46.23 may not place the word “homeless" on the medical assistance identification card of any person who is determined to be eligible for medical assistance benefits and who is homeless.
49.45(37) (37) Plans of care. The department may seek a waiver of the requirement under 42 USC 1396n (c) (1) that the department review and approve every written plan of care developed for each individual who receives, under 42 USC 1396n (c) (1), home or community-based services under ss. 49.46 (2) (b) 8. and 49.47 (6) (a) 1. The waiver of the requirement, if granted, shall apply to those county departments or private nonprofit agencies that administer the services and that the department finds and certifies have implemented effective quality assurance systems for service plan development and implementation. If the federal health care financing administration approves the department's request for waiver of the requirement, the department shall, in evaluating a quality assurance system for certification, consider all of the following:
49.45(37)(a) (a) The adequacy, safety and comprehensiveness of plans of care developed for individuals and of the services provided to them.
49.45(37)(b) (b) Opportunities for individuals to exercise choice and be involved in the provision of services.
49.45(37)(c) (c) Overall conformance to required state and federal quality assurance standards.
49.45(37)(d) (d) Factors in addition to those in pars. (a) to (c) that are required by the federal health care financing administration, if any.
49.45(38) (38) Home or community-based services for disabled workers. The department shall request a waiver from the secretary of the federal department of health and human services to authorize federal financial participation for medical assistance coverage of persons described in ss. 49.46 (1) (a) 14. and 49.47 (4) (as).
49.45(39) (39) School medical services.
49.45(39)(a)(a) Definitions. In this subsection:
49.45(39)(a)1. 1. “School" means a public school described under s. 115.01 (1), a charter school, as defined in s. 115.001 (1), the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, or the Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. It includes school-operated early childhood programs for developmentally delayed and disabled 4-year-old and 5-year-old children.
49.45(39)(a)2. 2. “School medical services" means health care services that are provided in a school to children who are eligible for medical assistance that are appropriate to a school setting, as provided in the amendment to the state medical assistance plan under par. (am).
49.45(39)(am) (am) Plan amendment. No later than September 30, 1995, the department shall submit to the federal department of health and human services an amendment to the state medical assistance plan to permit the application of pars. (b) and (c). If the amendment to the state plan is approved, school districts, cooperative educational service agencies, and the department of public instruction on behalf of the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing claim reimbursement under pars. (b) and (c). Paragraphs (b) and (c) do not apply unless the amendment to the state plan is approved and in effect. The department shall submit to the federal department of health and human services an amendment to the state plan if necessary to permit the application of pars. (b) and (c) to the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
49.45(39)(b) (b) School medical services.
49.45(39)(b)1.1. `Payment for school medical services.' If a school district or a cooperative educational service agency elects to provide school medical services and meets all requirements under par. (c), the department shall reimburse the school district or the cooperative educational service agency for 60 percent of the federal share of allowable charges for the school medical services that it provides and, as specified in subd. 2., for allowable administrative costs. If the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired or the Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing elects to provide school medical services and meets all requirements under par. (c), the department shall reimburse the department of public instruction for 60 percent of the federal share of allowable charges for the school medical services that the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired or the Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing provides and, as specified in subd. 2., for allowable administrative costs. A school district, cooperative educational service agency, the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired or the Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing may submit, and the department shall allow, claims for common carrier transportation costs as a school medical service unless the department receives notice from the federal health care financing administration that, under a change in federal policy, the claims are not allowed. If the department receives the notice, a school district, cooperative educational service agency, the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, or the Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing may submit, and the department shall allow, unreimbursed claims for common carrier transportation costs incurred before the date of the change in federal policy. The department shall promulgate rules establishing a methodology for making reimbursements under this paragraph. All other expenses for the school medical services provided by a school district or a cooperative educational service agency shall be paid for by the school district or the cooperative educational service agency with funds received from state or local taxes. The school district, the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, the Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, or the cooperative educational service agency shall comply with all requirements of the federal department of health and human services for receiving federal financial participation.
49.45(39)(b)2. 2. `Payment for school medical services administrative costs.' The department shall reimburse a school district or a cooperative educational service agency specified under subd. 1. and shall reimburse the department of public instruction on behalf of the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired or the Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing for 90 percent of the federal share of allowable administrative costs, using time studies, beginning in fiscal year 1999-2000. A school district or a cooperative educational service agency may submit, and the department of health services shall allow, claims for administrative costs incurred during the period that is up to 24 months before the date of the claim, if allowable under federal law.
49.45(39)(c) (c) Certification and reporting requirements. The department shall promulgate rules establishing specific certification and reporting requirements with respect to school medical services under this subsection.
49.45(39m) (39m) State plan amendment for pharmacist reimbursement. The department shall submit to the federal department of health and human services an amendment to the state Medical Assistance plan to permit Medical Assistance reimbursement to pharmacists who meet the training requirements specified by the department to administer vaccines, as determined by the department, to a person 6 to 18 years of age. The department shall provide Medical Assistance reimbursement under this subsection if the federal department of health and human services approves the amendment to the state Medical Assistance plan. A pharmacist or pharmacy shall enroll in the federal Vaccines for Children Program under 42 USC 1396s to be eligible for Medical Assistance reimbursement under this subsection.
49.45(40) (40) Periodic record matches. If the department contracts with the department of children and families under s. 49.197 (5), the department shall cooperate with the department of children and families in matching records of medical assistance recipients under s. 49.32 (7).
49.45(41) (41) Crisis intervention services.
49.45(41)(a)(a) In this subsection, “ crisis intervention services" means crisis intervention services for the treatment of mental illness, intellectual disability, substance abuse, and dementia that are provided by a crisis intervention program operated by, or under contract with, a county, if the county is certified as a medical assistance provider.
49.45(41)(b) (b) If a county elects to become certified as a provider of crisis intervention services, the county may provide crisis intervention services under this subsection in the county to medical assistance recipients through the medical assistance program. A county that elects to provide the services shall pay the amount of the allowable charges for the services under the medical assistance program that is not provided by the federal government. The department shall reimburse the county under this subsection only for the amount of the allowable charges for those services under the medical assistance program that is provided by the federal government.
49.45(41)(c) (c) Notwithstanding par. (b), if a county elects to deliver crisis intervention services under the Medical Assistance program on a regional basis according to criteria established by the department, all of the following apply:
49.45(41)(c)1. 1. After January 1, 2020, the department shall require the county to annually contribute for the crisis intervention services an amount equal to 75 percent of the annual average of the county's expenditures for crisis intervention services under this subsection as determined by the department.
49.45(41)(c)2. 2. The department shall reimburse the provider of crisis intervention services in the county the amount of allowable charges for those services under the Medical Assistance program, including both the federal share and nonfederal share of those charges, that exceeds the amount of the county contribution required under subd. 1.
49.45(41)(c)3. 3. If a county submits a certified cost report under sub. (52) (b) to claim federal medical assistance funds, the claim based on certified costs made by a county for amounts under subd. 2. cannot include any part of the nonfederal share of the amount under subd. 2.
49.45(42) (42) Personal care services.
49.45(42)(c)(c) The department may charge a fee to certify a provider of personal care services described under par. (d) 3. e., except that no fee may be imposed on an individual who is eligible for the veterans fee waiver program under s. 45.44. Fees collected under this paragraph shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (6) (jm).
49.45(42)(d) (d) Personal care services under s. 49.46 (2) (b) 6. j. provided to an individual are reimbursable under medical assistance only if all of the following conditions are met:
49.45(42)(d)1. 1. The provider of the personal care services receives prior authorization from the department for all personal care services that are provided to the individual in excess of 50 hours in a calendar year.
49.45(42)(d)2. 2. The individual is not eligible to receive home health services under medicare, as defined in sub. (3) (L) 1. b.
49.45(42)(d)3. 3. The provider of the personal care services is one of the following:
49.45(42)(d)3.a. a. An independent living center meeting the criteria to receive a grant under s. 46.96.
49.45(42)(d)3.b. b. A county department under s. 46.215, 46.22, 46.23, 51.42, or 51.437.
49.45(42)(d)3.c. c. A federally recognized American Indian tribe or band certified to provide services to medical assistance beneficiaries.
49.45(42)(d)3.d. d. A home health agency licensed under s. 50.49.
49.45(42)(d)3.e. e. Any other entity certified under sub. (2) (a) 11. to provide personal care services under s. 49.46 (2) (b) 6. j.
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 186 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on August 1, 2020. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after August 1, 2020, are designated by NOTES. (Published 8-1-20)