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)

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.

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.

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.

Environmental Impact Report

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).

Ambulatory Surgical Center Assessment Annual Report

AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTER (ASC) ASSESSMENT REPEALED effective Sept. 23, 2017. No ASC assessment will be imposed in 2018 based on calendar year 2017 gross patient revenue.

Pursuant to 2009 Wisconsin Act 28, effective July 1, 2009, an assessment on the gross patient revenue of ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) is imposed. Act 28 authorized the Department of Revenue (DOR) to impose the assessment on ASCs that are certified by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in the Medicare program. The assessment will provide additional federal funding for the Medical assistance program, and allow increased Medical assistance reimbursement rates to ASCs.

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.



Last Revised: January 7, 2020