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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.

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Report to the Legislature on Data Processing Projects: 2022 Report

Wisconsin Stat. § 46.03(26)

The department shall submit a report each December 31 to the Joint Committee on Finance and to the Chief Clerk of each house of the legislature, for distribution to the appropriate standing committees under Wis. Stat. § 13.172(3), regarding the data processing projects under development. 

Mental Health and Substance Use Services and Programs, CY 2020 and 2021

2013 Act 251

Section 1. 51.42 (7) (d) of the statutes is created to read: 51.42 (7) (d) By January 1, 2015, and by January 1 of each odd-numbered year thereafter, the department shall submit to the legislature under s. 13.172 (2) a report that describes mental health services and programs provided by counties and regions comprised of multiple counties.

 

Suicide in Wisconsin: Impact Response Report, 2021-2022

Wisconsin Stat. § 13.10

DHS to provide an annual report to the Legislature regarding suicide impact and responses in the state.

Gifts, Grants, Bequests, or Devises 2022 Report

Wisconsin Stat. § 20.907(1m)

Reporting. State agencies shall, by December 1 annually, submit a report to the joint committee on finance and the department of administration on expenditures made by the agency during the preceding fiscal year from nonfederal funds received as gifts, grants, bequests or devises.

Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services State Plan, 2022-2023

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.

Annual Report on WHIO, 2021

Wisconsin Stat. § 153.05(2s)

(2s) Annually, the department of health services and the department of employee trust funds shall jointly prepare and submit under s. 13.172 (3) to standing committees of the legislature with jurisdiction over health issues a report on the activities of the data organization under this chapter.

HOPELINE Annual Report to the Legislature on Suicide Prevention Activities, 2021-2022

Wisconsin Stat. § 13.10

​DHS to provide an annual report to the Legislature regarding suicide prevention activities in the state, including the information received from the HOPELINE suicide prevention services grant recipient. 

Orders for Protectively Placed Individuals Report, 2022

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.

Birth to 3 Program State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report, 2020

Wisconsin Stat. § 51.44(5)(c)

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.

Environmental Impact Report, 2022

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).

Cost to Certain Prevailing Parties, 2022

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.

Newborn Hearing, 2020

Wisconsin Stat. § 253.115

"Beginning July 1, 2002, the department shall annually collect information from hospitals for the previous calendar year concerning the numbers of deliveries in each hospital and the availability in each hospital of a newborn hearing screening program. From this information, by July 31, 2003, and annually thereafter, the department shall determine the percentage of deliveries in this state that are performed in hospitals that have newborn hearing screening programs...."

Statewide Immunization Program 2021 Report

Wisconsin Stat. § 252.04(11)

Annually, by July 1, the department shall submit a report to the legislature under § 13.172(3) on the success of the statewide immunization program under this section.

Wisconsin Birth Defect Prevention and Surveillance Program: 2022 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.

Wisconsin Hospital Association Information Center: 2020-2021 Biennial Contract Performance Review

Wisconsin Stat. § 153.05(2m)(c)

(c)  By April 1, annually, the secretary of health and family services shall submit to the chief clerk of each house of the legislature for distribution to the legislature under Wis. Stat. § 13.172(2), a report concerning the content and number of reports and currency of information and reports generated in the previous calendar year by the entity under contract under § 153.05 (2m).

Wisconsin Diabetes Action Plan Report to the State Legislature

Wisconsin Stat. § 255.085

(1)  The department shall, in consultation with the department of employee trust funds, develop and implement a plan to reduce the incidence of diabetes in Wisconsin, improve diabetes care, and control complications associated with diabetes. The department may also consult with the department of public instruction and the department of corrections in developing a plan under this section.

(2) By January 1, 2021, and biennially thereafter, the department shall submit a report to the chief clerk of each house of the legislature for distribution to the legislature under § 13.172(2)

Tobacco Use Cessation: 2021 Annual Report to the Governor and the Legislature

Wisconsin Stat. § 255.15(4)

(4) Reports. Not later than April 15, 2002, and annually thereafter, the department shall submit to the governor and to the chief clerk of each house of the legislature for distribution under § 13.172 (2) a report that evaluates the success of the grant program under sub. (3). The report shall specify the number of grants awarded during the immediately preceding fiscal year and the purpose for which each grant was made. The report shall also specify donations and grants accepted by the department under sub. (5).

Opioid and Methamphetamine Treatment Programs Progress Report to Legislature: 2022 Report

2013 Wisconsin Act 195

By the first day of the 24th month beginning after the effective date of this subsection, April 8, 2014, and annually thereafter, the department shall submit to the joint committee on finance and to the appropriate standing committees under Wis. Stat. § 13.172(3) a progress report on the outcomes of the program under this section.

Section 1. 20.435(5)(bc) of the statutes is amended to read: Grants for community programs. The amounts in the schedule for grants for...opioid treatment programs under Wis. Stat. § 51.422.

Class A Violations for Nursing Homes and FDDS: 2020

Wisconsin Stat. § 50.04(5)(fr), Wis. Act. 237

As defined by s. 50.04(4)(b)(1), a Class A violation is “a violation of this subchapter or of the rules promulgated thereunder which creates a condition or occurrence relating to the operation and maintenance of a nursing home presenting a substantial probability that death or serious mental or physical harm to a resident will result therefrom.”

2021 Medicaid Dental Pilot Program Evaluation

Wisconsin Stat. § 2.49.45(24k)(c)

No later than January 1, 2020, and biennially thereafter, that the Department submit to JFC, the chief clerks’  offices and to the health or public benefits committees a report that identifies the number of MA members who received services under the pilot program, an estimate of the potential reduction in health care costs and ER visits due to the pilot program, the feasibility of continuing the pilot project and expanding in specific areas of the state or statewide, the amount of money distributed under the project and an explanation if not all funds were distributed, and an analysis of Medicaid member populations who received services under the pilot program and populations who were not enrolled but who may benefit from participation.

Last revised January 23, 2023