2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 153. Health care information.
153.455 Data organization; contract contingency.
153.455153.455 Data organization; contract contingency.
153.455(1)(1) Except as provided in subs. (2), (3), and (4), beginning on the date, if any, that is 60 days after the contract under s. 153.05 (2r) takes effect, the department shall cease collecting, for calendar quarters that occur after that date, health care information as specified under s. HFS 120.14 (1), 2005 Wis. Adm. Code, in effect on April 13, 2006.
153.455(2)(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to ss. 153.21 (1) and 153.60 (1).
153.455(3)(3) Beginning on the date, if any, that the secretary of health services and the secretary of employee trust funds determine that the data organization is not in compliance with the contract under s. 153.05 (2r) with respect to the performance of the collection and public reporting of information regarding the cost, quality, and effectiveness of health care, including the development and maintenance of a centralized data repository, or determine that there is insufficient statewide participation under the requirements of the contract, the secretaries may modify or terminate the contract. If the secretaries terminate the contract, they shall recommend to the department of administration that that department use a competitive request-for-proposal process to solicit offers from other organizations for performance of the services required of the data organization under the terminated contract. If no organization responds to the request for proposals or if a successor contract cannot be achieved, sub. (4) applies.
153.455(4)(4) If the contract with the data organization is terminated under sub. (3) and no organization responds to the request for proposals or a successor contract cannot be achieved, the department, in its capacity as a public health authority, shall collect health care information, including as specified under s. HFS 120.14 (1), Wis. Adm. Code, in effect on April 13, 2006, and may request health care claims information, which may be voluntarily provided by insurers or administrators, under this subchapter; shall analyze and disseminate, or contract for the performance of analysis and dissemination of, the health care information; and may analyze and disseminate, or may contract for the performance of analysis and dissemination of, the health care claims information.
153.455 - ANNOT.History: 2005 a. 228; 2007 a. 20 s. 9121 (6) (a); 2009 a. 274.
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