2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 146. Miscellaneous health provisions.
146.64 Grants to support graduate medical training programs.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 146.64 (2017)

146.64 Grants to support graduate medical training programs.

(1)Definition. In this section, “hospital" has the meaning given under s. 50.33 (2).

(2)Departmental duties.

(a) Subject to par. (c) and sub. (4), the department shall distribute grants to hospitals to fund the addition of positions to existing accredited graduate medical training programs. The department shall distribute the grants under this paragraph to hospitals that apply to receive a grant under sub. (3) and that satisfy the criteria established by the department under par. (b) and the eligibility requirement under sub. (4).

(b) The department shall establish criteria for approving and distributing grants under par. (a).

(c)

1. The department shall distribute funds for grants under par. (a) from the appropriation under s. 20.435 (4) (b). The department may not distribute more than $225,000 from the appropriation under s. 20.435 (4) (b) to a particular hospital in a given state fiscal year and may not distribute more than $75,000 from the appropriation under s. 20.435 (4) (b) to fund a given position in a graduate medical training program in a given state fiscal year.

2. If the department receives matching federal medical assistance funds, the department shall distribute those funds for grants under par. (a) in addition to any funds distributed under subd. 1.

(d) The department shall seek federal medical assistance funds to match the grants distributed under par. (a). If the department receives those funds, the department shall distribute them as provided in par. (c) 2.

(3)Grant application. A hospital may apply, in the form and manner determined by the department, to receive a grant under sub. (2) (a).

(4)Eligibility. A hospital that has an accredited graduate medical training program in any of the following specialties may apply to receive a grant under sub. (3):

(a) Family medicine.

(b) Pediatrics.

(c) Psychiatry.

(d) General surgery.

(e) Internal medicine.

History: 2013 a. 20.

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