Health Care Efficiencies
Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System
High Deductible Health Plan
DHS administrative codes for facilities for the developmentally disabled (FDDs).
DHS administrative rules for services of local health departments.
DHS administrative rules for immunization of schoolchildren.
DHS administrative rules for control of communicable diseases.
DHS administrative rules for WIC vendors.
DHS administrative rules for operation of public swimming pools.
DHS administrative rules for campgrounds.
DHS administrative rules for restaurants.
DHS administrative codes for community support programs for chronically mentally ill persons.
DHS administrative codes for community-based residential facilities for 5 or more adults.
DHS administrative codes on confidentiality of the treatment records of persons receiving treatment for a mental disability.
DHS administrative codes on the rights of patients receiving treatment for a mental disability, and standards for grievance procedures.
DHS administrative codes for emergency mental health service programs.
Home health agency.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, PL 104-191.
Health insurance risk sharing plan, under ch. 149, Wisconsin Statutes, and ch. HFS 119, Wis. Adm. Code. Responsibility transferred from OCI to DHS by 1997 Wisconsin Act 27.
Human immunodeficiency virus, the virus that causes AIDS.
A residential or nonresidential program that provides care to persons who are dying, with the care provided not being directed at a cure of the individual but rather at lessening pain and other physical symptoms, with the provision of various kinds of support to the individual and the individual's family. Hospices are licensed by DHS under ch. HSS 131 Adm. Codes.
Health Professional Shortage Area. A category indicating a significant shortage of health providers in the service area and in surrounding areas. It is measured by a population to provider ratio.
County human services department established under s. 46.23, Wisconsin Statutes, through a merger of the county social services department, the county department of community programs established under s. 51.42, Wisconsin Statutes, and other county human service agencies.
Hazardous Substance Emergency Event Surveillance is a state-based surveillance system with the goal of tracking and preventing the adverse public health consequences associated with the uncontrolled or illegal release of hazardous substances.
Human Services Reporting System in DLTC, DMHSAS and DCFS.
Health Services Section (DQA)
Hunger Task Force