2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 655. Health care liability and injured patients and families compensation.
655.003 Exemptions for public employees and facilities and volunteers.

655.003

655.003 Exemptions for public employees and facilities and volunteers. Except as provided in s. 655.002 (1) (c), this chapter does not apply to a health care provider that is any of the following:

655.003(1)

(1) A physician or a nurse anesthetist who is a state, county or municipal employee, or federal employee or contractor covered under the federal tort claims act, as amended, and who is acting within the scope of his or her employment or contractual duties.

655.003(2)

(2) A facility that is exempt under s. 50.39 (3) or operated by any governmental agency.

655.003(3)

(3) A physician or a nurse anesthetist who provides professional services under the conditions described in s. 146.89, with respect to those professional services provided by the physician or nurse anesthetist for which he or she is covered by s. 165.25 and considered an agent of the department, as provided in s. 165.25 (6) (b).

655.003 - ANNOT.

History: 1989 a. 187, 206; 1991 a. 214.

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