2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 153. Health care information.
153.60 Assessments to fund operations of department.

153.60

153.60 Assessments to fund operations of department. Subject to s. 153.455:

153.60(1)

(1) The department shall, by the first October 1 after the commencement of each fiscal year, estimate the total amount of expenditures under this subchapter for the department for that fiscal year for data collection, database development and maintenance, generation of data files and standard reports, orientation and training provided under s. 153.05 (9) (a) and contracting with the data organization under s. 153.05 (2r). The department shall assess the estimated total amount for that fiscal year, less the estimated total amount to be received for purposes of administration of this subchapter under s. 20.435 (1) (hi) during the fiscal year and the unencumbered balance of the amount received for purposes of administration of this subchapter under s. 20.435 (1) (hi) from the prior fiscal year, to health care providers, other than hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers, who are in a class of health care providers from whom the department collects data under this subchapter in a manner specified by the department by rule. The department shall work together with the department of regulation and licensing to develop a mechanism for collecting assessments from health care providers other than hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. No health care provider that is not a facility may be assessed under this subsection an amount that exceeds $75 per fiscal year. All payments of assessments shall be credited to the appropriation under s. 20.435 (1) (hg).

153.60(3)

(3) The department shall, by the first October 1 after the commencement of each fiscal year, estimate the total amount of expenditures required for the collection, database development and maintenance and generation of public data files and standard reports for health care plans that voluntarily agree to supply health care data under s. 153.05 (6r). The department shall assess the estimated total amount for that fiscal year to health care plans in a manner specified by the department by rule and may enter into an agreement with the office of the commissioner of insurance for collection of the assessments. Each health plan that voluntarily agrees to supply this information shall pay the assessments on or before December 1. All payments of assessments shall be deposited in the appropriation under s. 20.435 (1) (hg) and may be used solely for the purposes of s. 153.05 (6r).

153.60 - ANNOT.

NOTE: Sub. (3) is repealed by 2005 Wis. Act 228 effective the date specified in s. 153.455 (1) of the statutes, as created by 2005 Wis. Act 228. Section 153.05 (6r) was repealed effective 7-1-06 by Act 228.

153.60 - ANNOT.

History: 1987 a. 399; 1989 a. 18, 56; 1991 a. 178; 1993 a. 16; 1997 a. 27, 231, 237; 1999 a. 9, 185, 186; 2003 a. 33; 2005 a. 25, 228; 2009 a. 274.

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