Statutorily Required Reports

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is statutorily required to provide one-time, quarterly, annual, and biennial reports on behalf of the agency. DHS is required to provide these reports and information to the legislature and governor.

Title Mandate Published Date
Report on the Success of the Statewide Immunization Program

Wisconsin Stat. § 252.04(11)

Annually, by July 1, the department shall submit a report to the legislature under s. 13.172(3) on the success of the statewide immunization program under this section.

08/31/20
Mandate: Birth to 3 Program - State Systemic Improvement Plan Phase III Evaluation Report

Wisconsin Stat. § 51.44(5)(c)

51.44(5)(c).  Annually, submit to the chief clerk of each house of the Legislature for distribution to the Legislature under s. 13.172(2) a report on the department's progress toward full implementation of the program under this section, including the progress of counties in implementing goals for participation in 5th-year requirements under 20 USC 1476.

08/17/20
Wisconsin Hospital Association Information Center Reports

Wisconsin Stat. § 153.05(2m)(c)

(c)  By April 1, annually, the secretary of health and family services shall submit to the chief clerk of each house of the legislature for distribution to the legislature under Wis. Stat. § 13.172(2), a report concerning the content and number of reports and currency of information and reports generated in the previous calendar year by the entity under contract under § 153.05 (2m).

08/17/20
Wisconsin Birth Defect Prevention and Surveillance Program Report to the Legislature

Wisconsin Stat. § 253.12(4)(d)

Beginning April 1, 2002, and biennially thereafter, submit to the appropriate standing committees under  s. 13.172 (3) a report that details the effectiveness, utilization and progress of the registry established under sub. (3) (a) 1.

08/10/20
Class A Violations for Nursing Homes and FDDS

Wisconsin Stat. § 50.04(5)(fr), Wis. Act. 237

As defined by s. 50.04(4)(b)(1), a Class A violation is “a violation of this subchapter or of the rules promulgated thereunder which creates a condition or occurrence relating to the operation and maintenance of a nursing home presenting a substantial probability that death or serious mental or physical harm to a resident will result therefrom.”

07/01/20
Opioid Treatment Programs Report to Legislature

2013 Wisconsin Act 195

By the first day of the 24th month beginning after the effective date of this subsection, April 8, 2014, and annually thereafter, the department shall submit to the joint committee on finance and to the appropriate standing committees under Wis. Stat. § 13.172 (3) a progress report on the outcomes of the program under this section.

Section 1. 20.435 (5) (bc) of the statutes is amended to read: Grants for community programs. The amounts in the schedule for grants for...opioid treatment programs under Wis. Stat. § 51.422.

05/28/20
Medicaid Prior Authorization Policy for Buprenorphine-Containing Products for Medication-Assisted Treatment

Wisconsin Stat. § 49.45(29z)

Buprenorphine prior authorization review. The department shall review its prior authorization policy on buprenorphine-containing products provided to Medical Assistance program recipients. On the first day of the 7th month beginning after the effective date of this subsection .... [LRB inserts date], and every 6 months thereafter, the department shall submit to the standing committees of the legislature with jurisdiction over health under s. 13.172 (3) a report describing the department's findings on the prior authorization policy on buprenorphine-containing products and its progress on eliminating prior authorization requirements for buprenorphine-containing products in populations where removal of prior authorization is appropriate.

05/22/20
Hospital Assessment Report

Wisconsin Stat. § 49.45(59)


(7) By January 1 of each year the department shall report to the joint committee on finance all of the following information for the state fiscal year ending the previous June 30:  (a) The amount each eligible hospital paid under sub. (2). (b) The amounts the department paid each health maintenance organization under s. 49.45 (59) (a). (c) The total amounts that each eligible hospital received from health maintenance organizations under s. 49.45 (59) (b). (d) The total amount of payment increases the department made, in connection with implementation of the hospital assessment under sub. (2), for inpatient and outpatient hospital services that are reimbursed on a fee−for−service basis....
 

05/20/20
Impact of CIP 1A on State Employees

Wisconsin Stat. § 46.275(5m)

By March 1 of each year, the department shall submit a report to the joint committee on finance and to the chief clerk of each house of the legislature, for distribution to the appropriate standing committees under Wis. Stat. § 13.172(3), describing the program's impact during the preceding calendar year on state employees, including the department's efforts to redeploy employees into vacant positions and the number of employees laid off

04/06/20
Tobacco Use Cessation: Annual Report to the Governor and the Legislature

Wisconsin Stat. § 255.15(4)

(4) Reports. Not later than April 15, 2002, and annually thereafter, the department shall submit to the governor and to the chief clerk of each house of the legislature for distribution under § 13.172 (2) a report that evaluates the success of the grant program under sub. (3). The report shall specify the number of grants awarded during the immediately preceding fiscal year and the purpose for which each grant was made. The report shall also specify donations and grants accepted by the department under sub. (5).

02/06/20
Rehabilitation Requests Report

Wisconsin Stat. § 50.065(5g)

(5g) Beginning on January 1, 1999, and annually thereafter, the department shall submit a report to the legislature under Wis. Stat. § 13.172 (2) that specifies the number of persons in the previous year who have requested to demonstrate to the department that they have been rehabilitated under sub. (5), the number of persons who successfully demonstrated that they have been rehabilitated under sub. (5) and the reasons for the success or failure of a person who has attempted to demonstrate that he or she has been rehabilitated.

02/06/20
Report on Physical Medicine Alternatives to Pharmacological Treatment of Low Back Pain

2017 Wisconsin Act 59

(4g) Physical Medicine Pilot Program (c) Report. No later than April 1, 2018, the department shall submit a report of the study and the proposal for the pilot program under paragraph (b) to the legislature under Wis. Stat. § 13.172(2). The department may not implement the pilot program under paragraph (b) unless the legislature directs or explicitly authorizes the department to implement the pilot program.

02/06/20
Annual Report to the Governor of Activities Relating to Substance Abuse

Wisconsin Stat. § 51.45(4)(p)

Submit to the governor or the state health planning and development agency under P.L. 93-641, as amended, an annual report covering the activities of the department relating to treatment of alcoholism.

02/06/20
Gifts, Grants, Bequests, or Devises Report to the Legislature

Wisconsin Stat. § 20.907(1m)

Reporting. State agencies shall, by December 1 annually, submit a report to the joint committee on finance and the department of administration on expenditures made by the agency during the preceding fiscal year from nonfederal funds received as gifts, grants, bequests or devises.

01/10/20
Report to Legislature - Community Options Program

Wisconsin Stat. § 46.27(11g)

Beginning January 1, 1997, and every January 1 thereafter, the department shall submit a report to the joint committee on finance and to the appropriate standing committees under s. 13.172 (3), summarizing the data collected for the state and for individual counties under the program in the calendar year ending immediately before the preceding calendar year.

12/09/19
Orders for Protectively Placed Individuals Report

Wisconsin Stat. § 55.14(12)

The department shall annually submit to the legislature under s. 13.172(2) a report regarding orders under this section.

11/15/19
Annual Report to the Legislature on the Wisconsin Health Information Organization (WHIO)

Wisconsin Stat. § 153.05(2s)

(2s) Annually, the department of health services and the department of employee trust funds shall jointly prepare and submit under s. 13.172 (3) to standing committees of the legislature with jurisdiction over health issues a report on the activities of the data organization under this chapter.

10/03/19
Newborn Hearing

Wisconsin Stat. § 253.115

"Beginning July 1, 2002, the department shall annually collect information from hospitals for the previous calendar year concerning the numbers of deliveries in each hospital and the availability in each hospital of a newborn hearing screening program. From this information, by July 31, 2003, and annually thereafter, the department shall determine the percentage of deliveries in this state that are performed in hospitals that have newborn hearing screening programs...."

08/19/19
NH-ICF Relocations Report

Wisconsin Stat. § 51.06(8)(b)

(a) In this subsection: 1. “Intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities” has the meaning given in 42 USC 1396d (d). 2. “Medical assistance programs” has the meaning given in Wis. Stat. § 49.43 (8). 3. “Nursing home” has the meaning given in Wis. Stat. § 50.01(3). (b) Annually by October 1, the department shall submit to the joint committee on finance and to the appropriate standing committees of the legislature under Wis. Stat. § 13.172(3) a report that includes information collected from the previous fiscal year on the relocation or diversion of individuals who are Medical Assistance eligibles or recipients from nursing homes, intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities, and state centers for the developmentally disabled.

06/12/19
Annual Report to the Legislature on Data Processing Projects

Wisconsin Stat. § 46.03(26)

The department shall submit a report each December 31 to the Joint Committee on Finance and to the Chief Clerk of each house of the legislature, for distribution to the appropriate standing committees under Wis. Stat. § 13.172(3), regarding the data processing projects under development. 

05/09/19

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Last Revised: January 7, 2020