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
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.

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AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTER (ASC) ASSESSMENT REPEALED effective Sept. 23, 2017.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.

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.



Last Revised: January 7, 2019