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AB64-ASA1,1010,15
1(3t) Rate-based service contracts. If on the effective date of this subsection,
2the amount accumulated by a provider, as defined in section 46.036 (5m) (a) 1. of the
3statutes, from all contract periods ending before that date for all rate-based services,
4as defined in section 46.036 (5m) (a) 2. of the statutes, provided by the provider
5exceeds 10 percent of the provider's total contract amount for all rate-based services
6in the year before the effective date of this subsection, the provider shall provide
7written notice of that excess to all purchasers of that rate-based service and, upon
8the written request of such a purchaser received no later than 6 months after the date
9of the notice, shall return to the purchaser the purchaser's proportional share of that
10excess. If the department of health services under section 46.036 (5m) of the statutes
11determines based on an audit or fiscal review that the amount of the excess identified
12by the provider was incorrect, the department of health services may seek to recover
13funds after the 6-month period has expired. The department of health services shall
14commence any audit or fiscal review under this subsection within 6 years after the
15end of the contract period.
AB64-ASA1,1010,16 16(4g) Physical medicine pilot program.
AB64-ASA1,1010,17 17(a) Definitions. In this subsection:
AB64-ASA1,1010,18 181. “Department” means the department of health services.
AB64-ASA1,1010,20 192. “Medical Assistance program” means the program under subchapter IV of
20chapter 49 of the statutes.
AB64-ASA1,1010,23 213. “Physical medicine” means rehabilitation techniques that aim to enhance
22and restore functional ability and quality of life to persons with physical
23impairments, injuries, or disabilities.
AB64-ASA1,1011,8 24(b) Study. The department shall study best practices for physical medicine and
25the impact the use of physical medicine has on the use and frequency of use of

1prescription and over-the-counter drugs and shall develop a proposal for a physical
2medicine pilot program to minimize prescription of addictive drugs for individuals
3who receive benefits under the Medical Assistance program by using chiropractic
4and physical and occupational therapy services that are reimbursed under the
5Medical Assistance program. In completing the study and developing the proposal
6under this paragraph, the department shall solicit input from persons that are
7interested in physical medicine, including those interested in chiropractic care and
8physical therapy.
AB64-ASA1,1011,13 9(c) Report. No later than April 1, 2018, the department shall submit a report
10of the study and the proposal for the pilot program under paragraph (b) to the
11legislature under section 13.172 (2) of the statutes. The department may not
12implement the pilot program under paragraph (b) unless the legislature directs or
13explicitly authorizes the department to implement the pilot program.
AB64-ASA1,1012,2 14(4k) Family Care Partnership program. By December 31, 2017, the
15department of health services shall submit a request for a waiver of federal Medicaid
16law to the federal department of health and human services to expand the Family
17Care Partnership program, as described in section 49.496 (1) (bk) 3. of the statutes,
18statewide. If the federal department of health and human services approves the
19request, the department of health services shall, within 60 days of receiving notice
20of the approval, submit a plan for expansion of the Family Care Partnership program
21following the guidelines in the waiver to the joint committee on finance for approval.
22The department of health services may expand the Family Care Partnership
23program only as approved by the joint committee on finance. If the federal
24department of health and human services disapproves the request, the department

1of health services shall submit a report to the joint committee on finance describing
2the reasons the request was disapproved.
AB64-ASA1,1012,3 3(5b) Nursing home bed licenses.
AB64-ASA1,1012,5 4(a) In this subsection, “ nursing home" has the meaning given in section 50.01
5(3) of the statutes.
AB64-ASA1,1012,10 6(b) Notwithstanding sections 150.33, 150.35, and 150.39 of the statutes, from
7the nursing home beds that are available under section 150.31 of the statutes, the
8department of health services shall, following submission of the application under
9paragraph (c), redistribute 18 beds to a nursing home that satisfies all of the
10following:
AB64-ASA1,1012,1211 1. On the effective date of this subdivision, it has a licensed bed capacity of no
12more than 30.
AB64-ASA1,1012,1513 2. On the effective date of this subdivision, it is located in a county that has a
14population of at least 27,000, with the population of the county seat of no more than
159,200, and that is adjacent to a county with a population of at least 20,000.
AB64-ASA1,1012,18 163. It has requested the increase in the number of its licensed beds through a
17notice to the department of health services that includes its per diem operating and
18capital rates.
AB64-ASA1,1012,21 19(c) The department of health services shall approve an application from a
20nursing home that meets the qualifications under paragraph (b) within 30 days after
21the department of health services receives the application.
AB64-ASA1,1012,2522 (d) The department of health services shall develop a policy that specifies
23procedures for applying for, and receiving approval of, the transfer of available,
24licensed nursing home beds. The department of health services shall submit a report
25on the resulting policy to the joint committee on finance no later than July 1, 2018.
AB64-ASA1,1013,1
1(5f) Emergency physician services and reimbursement workgroup.
AB64-ASA1,1013,112 (a) Under section 15.04 (1) (c) of the statutes, the department of health services
3shall establish a committee to examine medical services provided in hospital
4emergency departments to Medical Assistance recipients and make
5recommendations regarding potential savings in these services and increases to
6Medical Assistance reimbursement for emergency physician services. To the extent
7the committee determines appropriate, the committee may examine aspects of the
8healthcare system involving emergency care, including patient care practices,
9medication use and prescribing practices, billing and coding administration,
10organization of health care delivery systems, care coordination, patient financial
11incentives, and other aspects.
AB64-ASA1,1013,13 12(b) The committee under paragraph (a) shall consist of all of the following
13members appointed by the secretary of health services:
AB64-ASA1,1013,15 141. Two physicians practicing in Wisconsin representing a statewide
15physician-member organization of emergency physicians.
AB64-ASA1,1013,18 162. Two representatives of the division of the department of health services that
17addresses Medical Assistance services, with experience in emergency physician
18services, codes, and payment.
AB64-ASA1,1013,20 193. One representative who is a hospital emergency department administrator
20employed by a Wisconsin hospital or hospital-based health system.
AB64-ASA1,1013,23 214. One coding and billing specialist from an organization with expertise on and
22in the business of emergency medicine that contracts emergency physicians
23practicing in Wisconsin.
AB64-ASA1,1013,25 24(c) The committee may solicit input from others as it determines is necessary
25and appropriate.
AB64-ASA1,1014,3
1(d) The committee under this subsection must first convene no later than 60
2days after the effective date of this paragraph and meet at least every 45 days until
3arriving at a set of recommendations.
AB64-ASA1,1014,6 4(e) The committee shall report its findings and recommendations to the joint
5committee on finance no later than September 1, 2018, and each recommendation
6must be made on the basis of a consensus of the committee.
AB64-ASA1,1014,7 7(5h) Complex rehabilitation technology.
AB64-ASA1,1014,12 8(a) The department of health services shall submit in proposed form the rules
9required under section 49.45 (9r) of the statutes, including the rules described under
10paragraph (b), to the legislative council staff under section 227.15 (1) of the statutes
11no later than the first day of the 7th month beginning after the effective date of this
12paragraph.
AB64-ASA1,1014,1613 (b) The department of health services shall include in the proposed rules
14submitted under paragraph (a) rules that designate all of the following healthcare
15common procedure coding system codes, which are used in the federal Medicare
16program, as complex rehabilitation technology for the Medical Assistance program:
AB64-ASA1,1015,2 171. Pure complex rehabilitation technology codes of E0637, E0638, E0641,
18E0642, E0986, E1002, E1003, E1004, E1005, E1006, E1007, E1008, E1009, E1010,
19E1011, E1012, E1014, E1037, E1161, E1220, E1228, E1229, E1231, E1232, E1233,
20E1234, E1235, E1236, E1237, E1238, E1239, E2209, E2291, E2292, E2293, E2294,
21E2295, E2300, E2301, E2310, E2311, E2312, E2313, E2321, E2322, E2323, E2324,
22E2325, E2326, E2327, E2328, E2329, E2330, E2331, E2351, E2373, E2374, E2376,
23E2377, E2609, E2610, E2617, E8000, E8001, E8002, K0005, K0835, K0836, K0837,
24K0838, K0839, K0840, K0841, K0842, K0843, K0848, K0849, K0850, K0851, K0852,
25K0853, K0854, K0855, K0856, K0857, K0858, K0859, K0860, K0861, K0862, K0863,

1K0864, K0868, K0869, K0870, K0871, K0877, K0878, K0879, K0880, K0884, K0885,
2K0886, K0890, K0891, and K0898.
AB64-ASA1,1015,8 32. Mixed complex rehabilitation technology product and standard mobility and
4accessory product codes of E0950, E0951, E0952, E0955, E0956, E0957, E0958,
5E0960, E0967, E0978, E0990, E0995, E1015, E1016, E1028, E1029, E1030, E2205,
6E2208, E2231, E2368, E2369, E2370, E2605, E2606, E2607, E2608, E2613, E2614,
7E2615, E2616, E2620, E2621, E2624, E2625, K0004, K0006, K0007, K0008, K0009,
8K0040, K0108, and K0669.
AB64-ASA1,1015,109 (c) The department of health services shall in the proposed rules exempt the
10codes listed in paragraph (b) from any bidding or selective contracting requirements.
AB64-ASA1,1015,15 11(6d) Critical access hospital grant. The department of health services shall
12award a grant of $250,000 in the 2017-19 fiscal biennium to a critical access hospital
13to support the cost of a behavioral health crisis management system. The
14department of health services shall award the grant under this subsection to a
15critical access hospital that meets all of the following criteria:
AB64-ASA1,1015,16 16(a) The hospital presents a proposal that does all of the following:
AB64-ASA1,1015,19 171. Provides in-person triage, assessment, and brief intervention services to
18persons presenting in the hospital emergency department for reasons related to a
19behavioral health crisis.
AB64-ASA1,1015,22 202. Provides the services specified under subdivision 1. through video
21telemedicine consultation to persons presenting in hospital emergency departments,
22other than the hospital's emergency department, in the hospital's region.
AB64-ASA1,1015,24 233. Coordinates the transfer of persons who require care for a behavioral health
24condition to another facility, as appropriate.
AB64-ASA1,1016,3
1(b) The hospital is located in the northwestern part of this state in a county that
2borders Minnesota and that has immediate access to the interstate highway known
3as I 94.
AB64-ASA1,1016,5 4(c) The hospital provides alcohol and drug abuse assessment and treatment
5services and inpatient psychiatric services.
AB64-ASA1,1016,66 (6p) Medical Assistance audit of family planning providers.
AB64-ASA1,1016,87 (a) In this subsection, “covered entity” has the meaning given in 42 USC 256b
8(a) (4) (C) and (K).
AB64-ASA1,1016,149 (b) The office of the inspector general of the department of health services shall
10conduct an audit of all family planning service reimbursements paid to covered
11entities under the Medical Assistance program under subchapter IV of chapter 49
12of the statutes for the period January 1, 2013, to December 31, 2016. The office of
13the inspector general shall conclude the audit under this subsection no later than
14June 30, 2019.
AB64-ASA1,1016,2015 (6t) Community program grants. Notwithstanding the limitations on the
16amount of grants under section 46.48 of the statutes, in the 2019-21 fiscal biennium,
17from the appropriation account under section 20.435 (7) (bc) of the statutes, the
18department of health services may increase the amount of each grant or the number
19of grants awarded under section 46.48 of the statutes to expend the moneys described
20in Section 9220 (5r) of this act.
AB64-ASA1,9121 21Section 9121. Nonstatutory provisions; Higher Educational Aids
22Board.
AB64-ASA1,1017,5 23(1f) Minority teacher loan program. Notwithstanding section 16.42 (1) (e) of
24the statutes, in submitting information under section 16.42 of the statutes for
25purposes of the 2019 biennial budget act, the higher educational aids board shall

1submit information concerning the appropriation under section 20.235 (1) (cr) of the
2statutes as though the total amount appropriated under section 20.235 (1) (cr) of the
3statutes for the 2018-19 fiscal year was $125,000 more than the total amount that
4was actually appropriated under section 20.235 (1) (cr) of the statutes for the
52018-19 fiscal year.
AB64-ASA1,1017,13 6(2f) Teacher loan program. Notwithstanding section 16.42 (1) (e) of the
7statutes, in submitting information under section 16.42 of the statutes for purposes
8of the 2019 biennial budget act, the higher educational aids board shall submit
9information concerning the appropriation under section 20.235 (1) (ct) of the statutes
10as though the total amount appropriated under section 20.235 (1) (ct) of the statutes
11for the 2018-19 fiscal year was $125,000 more than the total amount that was
12actually appropriated under section 20.235 (1) (ct) of the statutes for the 2018-19
13fiscal year.
AB64-ASA1,9122 14Section 9122. Nonstatutory provisions; Historical Society
AB64-ASA1,1017,1515 (1) Circus world museum.
AB64-ASA1,1017,1616 (a) Definitions. In this subsection:
AB64-ASA1,1017,17 171. “Foundation” means the Circus World Museum Foundation, Inc.
AB64-ASA1,1017,19 182. “Lease termination date” means the termination date of the lease agreement
19that is specified in section 44.16 (3) of the statutes.
AB64-ASA1,1017,2520 (b) Employees. If a lease agreement under section 44.16 (1) of the statutes is
21in effect on the effective date of this paragraph, the historical society shall offer
22employment to each individual who is employed by the foundation on the lease
23termination date, but only if vacant authorized or limited term positions are
24available for the individuals to fill and the historical society has funding for the
25positions.
AB64-ASA1,1018,7
1(c) Contracts. If a lease agreement under section 44.16 (1) of the statutes is in
2effect on the effective date of this paragraph, all contracts entered into by the
3foundation that are in effect on the lease termination date remain in effect and are
4transferred to the historical society on the lease termination date. The historical
5society shall carry out any contractual obligations under such a contract until the
6contract is modified or rescinded by the historical society to the extent allowed under
7the contract.
AB64-ASA1,9123 8Section 9123. Nonstatutory provisions; Housing and Economic
9Development Authority.
AB64-ASA1,9124 10Section 9124. Nonstatutory provisions; Insurance.
AB64-ASA1,1018,1111 (1) Transfer of information technology functions.
AB64-ASA1,1018,1612 (a) Assets and liabilities. On the effective date of this paragraph, the assets and
13liabilities of the office of the commissioner of insurance that are primarily related to
14information technology functions, as determined by the secretary of administration,
15become the assets and liabilities of the division of enterprise technology in the
16department of administration.
AB64-ASA1,1018,2217 (b) Positions and employees. On the effective date of this paragraph, 12.5 FTE
18positions and the incumbent employees holding those positions in the office of the
19commissioner of insurance who are performing duties that are primarily related to
20information technology functions, as determined by the secretary of administration,
21are transferred to the division of enterprise technology in the department of
22administration.
AB64-ASA1,1019,423 (c) Employee status. Employees transferred under paragraph (b) have all the
24rights and the same status under chapter 230 of the statutes in the division of
25enterprise technology in the department of administration that they enjoyed in the

1office of the commissioner of insurance immediately before the transfer.
2Notwithstanding section 230.28 (4) of the statutes, no employee transferred under
3paragraph (b) who has attained permanent status in class is required to serve a
4probationary period.
AB64-ASA1,1019,95 (d) Tangible personal property. On the effective date of this paragraph, all
6tangible personal property, including records, of the office of the commissioner of
7insurance that is primarily related to information technology functions, as
8determined by the secretary of administration, is transferred to the division of
9enterprise technology in the department of administration.
AB64-ASA1,1019,1710 (e) Contracts. All contracts entered into by the office of the commissioner of
11insurance in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related
12to information technology functions, as determined by the secretary of
13administration, remain in effect and are transferred to the division of enterprise
14technology in the department of administration. The division of enterprise
15technology in the department of administration shall carry out any obligations under
16those contracts unless modified or rescinded by the division of enterprise technology
17in the department of administration to the extent allowed under the contract.
AB64-ASA1,1020,218 (f) Rules and orders. All rules promulgated by the office of the commissioner
19of insurance in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily
20related to information technology functions remain in effect until their specified
21expiration dates or until amended or repealed by the division of enterprise
22technology in the department of administration. All orders issued by the office of the
23commissioner of insurance in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are
24primarily related to information technology functions remain in effect until their

1specified expiration dates or until modified or rescinded by the division of enterprise
2technology in the department of administration.
AB64-ASA1,1020,103 (g) Pending matters. Any matter pending with the office of the commissioner
4of insurance on the effective date of this paragraph that is primarily related to
5information technology functions, as determined by the secretary of administration,
6is transferred to the division of enterprise technology in the department of
7administration. All materials submitted to or actions taken by the office of the
8commissioner of insurance with respect to the pending matter are considered as
9having been submitted to or taken by the division of enterprise technology in the
10department of administration.
AB64-ASA1,9125 11Section 9125. Nonstatutory provisions; Investment Board.
AB64-ASA1,9126 12Section 9126. Nonstatutory provisions; Joint Committee on Finance.
AB64-ASA1,9127 13Section 9127. Nonstatutory provisions; Judicial Commission.
AB64-ASA1,9128 14Section 9128. Nonstatutory provisions; Justice.
AB64-ASA1,1020,2015 (1q) Drug law enforcement activities. Of the moneys in the appropriation
16account under section 20.455 (3) (g) of the statutes that have been received from a
17settlement and that are not committed to a specific purpose under the terms of the
18settlement, the department of justice shall allocate $500,000 in the 2017-19 fiscal
19biennium to the division of criminal investigation to support overtime, fleet costs,
20training, and other supplies and services related to drug law enforcement.
AB64-ASA1,1020,21 21(1w) Interoperable communications transfer.
AB64-ASA1,1020,25 22(a) Assets and liabilities. On the effective date of this paragraph, the assets and
23liabilities of the department of justice that are primarily related to interoperable
24communications, as determined by the secretary of administration, shall become the
25assets and liabilities of the department of military affairs.
AB64-ASA1,1021,5
1(b) Positions and employees. On the effective date of this paragraph, all
2positions and all incumbent employees holding those positions in the department of
3justice performing duties that are primarily related to interoperable
4communications, as determined by the secretary of administration, are transferred
5to the department of military affairs.
AB64-ASA1,1021,11 6(c) Employee status. Employees transferred under paragraph (b) have all the
7rights and the same status under chapter 230 of the statutes in the department of
8military affairs that they enjoyed in the department of justice immediately before the
9transfer. Notwithstanding section 230.28 (4) of the statutes, no employee so
10transferred who has attained permanent status in class is required to serve a
11probationary period.
AB64-ASA1,1021,15 12(d) Tangible personal property. On the effective date of this paragraph, all
13tangible personal property, including records, of the department of justice that is
14primarily related to interoperable communications, as determined by the secretary
15of administration, is transferred to the department military affairs.
AB64-ASA1,1021,21 16(e) Pending matters. Any matter pending with the department of justice on the
17effective date of this paragraph that is primarily related to interoperable
18communications, as determined by the secretary of administration, is transferred to
19the department of military affairs. All materials submitted to or actions taken by the
20department of justice with respect to the pending matter are considered as having
21been submitted to or taken by the department of military affairs.
AB64-ASA1,1022,3 22(f) Contracts. All contracts entered into by the department of justice in effect
23on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related to interoperable
24communications, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect
25and are transferred to the department of military affairs. The department of military

1affairs shall carry out any obligations under those contracts unless modified or
2rescinded by the department of military affairs to the extent allowed under the
3contract.
AB64-ASA1,1022,12 4(g) Rules and orders. All rules promulgated by the department of justice in
5effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related to
6interoperable communications, as determined by the secretary of administration,
7remain in effect until their specified expiration dates or until amended or repealed
8by the department of military affairs. All orders issued by the department of justice
9in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related to
10interoperable communications, as determined by the secretary of administration,
11remain in effect until their specified expiration dates or until modified or rescinded
12by the department of military affairs.
AB64-ASA1,1022,1913 (2p) Study of the sale or transfer of crime laboratory supplies. By January
145, 2018, the department of justice shall submit to the joint committee on finance a
15study of the implications of a sale or transfer of ammunition in the possession of the
16state crime laboratories to state and local law enforcement agencies for training
17purposes. The study shall address the manner in which other states dispose of
18ammunition in their crime laboratories and suggest ways in which Wisconsin may
19dispose of ammunition in the state crime laboratories.
AB64-ASA1,9129 20Section 9129. Nonstatutory provisions; Legislature.
AB64-ASA1,1022,21 21(2i) WisconsinEye equipment.
AB64-ASA1,1022,23 22(a) Subject to paragraph (b), during the 2017-19 fiscal biennium, all of the
23following shall occur:
AB64-ASA1,1023,3 241. The assembly committee on organization shall authorize the expenditure of
25$206,300 from the appropriation account under section 20.765 (1) (a) of the statutes

1and the senate committee on organization shall authorize the expenditure of
2$206,300 from the appropriation account under section 20.765 (1) (b) of the statutes
3to assist in paying the costs of 21 WisconsinEye cameras in the state capitol building.
AB64-ASA1,1023,6 42. The chief justice of the supreme court shall authorize the expenditure of
5$37,800 from the appropriation account under section 20.680 (1) (a) of the statutes
6to assist in paying the costs of 2 WisconsinEye cameras in the supreme court.
AB64-ASA1,1023,8 7(b) No moneys may be expended under paragraph (a) until all of the following
8have occurred:
AB64-ASA1,1023,10 91. The joint committee on legislative organization determines that
10WisconsinEye has secured $226,200 in matching funds.
AB64-ASA1,1023,14 112. The joint committee on legislative organization has selected the location for
12the 21 WisconsinEye cameras in the state capitol building, and the chief justice of the
13supreme court has selected the location for the 2 WisconsinEye cameras in the
14supreme court.
AB64-ASA1,1023,16 153. The state capitol and executive residence board has approved the location
16and installation of all of the WisconsinEye cameras.
AB64-ASA1,1024,2 17(2w) Audit of state group health insurance programs. The joint legislative
18audit committee is requested to direct the legislative audit bureau to perform a
19financial and performance evaluation audit of the state group health insurance
20programs, including a review of the group insurance board's compliance with its
21reserves policy, a review of the appropriateness of the group insurance board's policy
22regarding fully insured program reserves, and the circumstances that have created
23ongoing, frequent accumulation and use of reserves. If the joint legislative audit
24committee directs the legislative audit bureau to perform an audit, the legislative

1audit bureau shall file its report as described under section 13.94 (1) (b) of the
2statutes.
AB64-ASA1,9130 3Section 9130. Nonstatutory provisions; Lieutenant Governor.
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