Wisconsin becomes 12th state to enact Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

Wisconsin became the 12th state to enact the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact after Governor Scott Walker signed the legislation into law today. Wisconsin joins a growing coalition of states across the nation committed to expanding access to quality health care, especially to those in rural and underserved areas of the country. The Compact will expedite the licensing process for qualified physicians and reduce barriers to obtaining licensure in multiple states and jurisdictions.

Authored by Wisconsin Representative Nancy VanderMeer (R–Tomah) and Senator Sheila Harsdorf (R–River Falls), Assembly Bill 253 passed the Assembly by a vote of . . .

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