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
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.

09/22/21
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...."

09/21/21
Environmental Impact Report (Mandate)

Wisconsin Stat. § 1.11(2)(j)

Annually, no later than September 15, submit a report to the chief clerk of each house of the legislature for distribution to the legislature under s. 13.172 (2), including the number of proposed actions for which the agency conducted an assessment of whether an impact statement was required under par. (c) and the number of impact statements prepared under par. (c).

09/20/21
Opioid and Methamphetamine Treatment Programs Progress 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.

09/20/21
Community Options Program (COP) Waiver and Report to the Legislature

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.

09/20/21
Protecting Wisconsin: Health Emergency Preparedness

Wisconsin Stat. 250.03(3)(b)

Biennially, after first consulting with the adjutant general, local health departments, health care providers, as defined in s. 146.81 (1) (a) to (p), and law enforcement agencies, as defined in s. 165.77 (1) (b), the department shall submit to the legislature under s. 13.172 (2) and to the governor a report on the preparedness of the public health system to address public health emergencies.

09/01/21
Biennial Report on the Status of Readiness for Health Emergencies in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Stat. 250.03(3)(b)

Biennially, after first consulting with the adjutant general, local health departments, health care providers, as defined in § 146.81(1)(a) to (p), and law enforcement agencies, as defined in § 165.77(1)(b), the department shall submit to the legislature under § 13.172(2) and to the governor a report on the preparedness of the public health system to address public health emergencies.

09/01/21
Report on Relocations and Diversions from Institutions

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.

08/31/21
Cost to Certain Prevailing Parties Report

Wisconsin Stat. § 814.245(10)

Each state agency that is ordered to pay costs under this section or that recovers costs under sub. (11) shall report annually, as soon as is practicable after June 30, to the presiding officer of each house of the legislature the number, nature and amounts awarded, the claims involved in the action in which the costs were incurred, the costs recovered under sub. (11) and any other relevant information to aid the legislature in evaluating the effect of this section.

08/30/21
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.

08/25/21
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. 

08/25/21
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and Programs Provided by Wisconsin Counties and Regions–Summary Report

2013 Act 251

Section 1. 51.42 (7) (d) of the statutes is created to read:
51.42 (7) (d) By January 1, 2015, and by January 1 of each odd-numbered year thereafter, the department shall submit to the legislature under s. 13.172 (2) a report that describes mental health services and programs provided by counties and regions comprised of multiple counties.

 

08/25/21
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).

08/20/21
Wisconsin 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....
 

08/20/21
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.

07/27/21
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.”

07/26/21
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.

07/26/21
Report by Board on Hunger

Wisconsin Stat. §§ 49.76(4) and (5)

(4) Develop an annual plan that documents areas of hunger and populations experiencing hunger within this state and that recommends strategies and state and federal policy changes to address hunger in these areas and populations.
(5) Submit, by December 31 annually, the plan developed under sub. (4) to the governor, superintendent of public instruction and the appropriate standing committees under s. 13.172 (3).​

04/23/21
Report on Medication-Assisted Treatment in Prisons and Jails

2019 Act 119

(2) Proposal for availability of medication-assisted treatment; report. The department of health services shall, using the results of the study under sub. (1) and after consulting with the department of corrections, develop a proposal to implement, or identify county officials to implement, a pilot project to make available in at least one prison or county jail all medications for medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder that are approved by the federal food and drug administration.

04/05/21
Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services State Plan

Wisconsin Stat. § 256.08

(a) By December 31, 1995, the department shall prepare a state emergency medical services plan. The plan shall include an identification of priorities for changes in the state emergency medical services system for the two years following preparation of the plan. In preparing the plan, the department shall review all statutes and rules that relate to emergency medical services and recommend in the plan any changes in those statutes and rules that the department considers appropriate. After initial preparation of the plan, the department shall keep the plan current and shall reorder priorities for changes in the state emergency medical services system, based on determinations of the board.

11/10/20

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Last Revised: April 23, 2021