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SB140,2,116 20.435 (4) (ht) Tax checkoff; Medical Assistance program benefits. All moneys
7received from amounts designated under s. 71.10 (5n) (b) and certified under s. 71.10
8(5n) (h) 3. to provide a portion of the state share of Medical Assistance program
9benefits administered under subch. IV of ch. 49 and to provide a portion of the
10Medical Assistance program benefits administered under subch. IV of ch. 49 that are
11not also provided under par. (o).
SB140, s. 3 12Section 3. 20.566 (1) (hp) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB140,3,413 20.566 (1) (hp) Administration of income tax checkoff voluntary payments. The
14amounts in the schedule for the payment of all administrative costs, including data
15processing costs, incurred in administering ss. 71.10 (5), (5e), (5f), (5fm), (5g), (5h),

1(5i), (5j), and (5k), (5L), (5m), and (5n), and 71.30 (10). All moneys specified for
2deposit in this appropriation under ss. 71.10 (5) (h) 5., (5e) (h) 4., (5f) (i), (5fm) (i), (5g)
3(i), (5h) (i), (5i) (i), (5j) (i), and (5k) (i), (5L) (i), (5m) (i), and (5n) (i), and 71.30 (10) (i)
4and (11) (i) shall be credited to this appropriation.
SB140, s. 4 5Section 4. 49.45 (5m) (am) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB140,3,126 49.45 (5m) (am) Notwithstanding sub. (3) (e), from the appropriation accounts
7under s. 20.435 (4) (b), (ht), (o), (w) and (xc), the department shall distribute not more
8than $5,000,000 in each fiscal year, to provide supplemental funds to rural hospitals
9that, as determined by the department, have high utilization of inpatient services by
10patients whose care is provided from governmental sources, except that the
11department may not distribute funds to a rural hospital to the extent that the
12distribution would exceed any limitation under 42 USC 1396b (i) (3).
SB140, s. 5 13Section 5. 49.45 (6m) (ag) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB140,3,2014 49.45 (6m) (ag) (intro.) Payment for care provided in a facility under this
15subsection made under s. 20.435 (4) (b), (ht), (o), (pa), or (w) shall, except as provided
16in pars. (bg), (bm), and (br), be determined according to a prospective payment
17system updated annually by the department. The payment system shall implement
18standards that are necessary and proper for providing patient care and that meet
19quality and safety standards established under subch. II of ch. 50 and ch. 150. The
20payment system shall reflect all of the following:
SB140, s. 6 21Section 6. 49.45 (6y) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB140,4,622 49.45 (6y) (a) Notwithstanding sub. (3) (e), from the appropriation accounts
23under s. 20.435 (4) (b), (ht), (o), and (w), the department may distribute funding in
24each fiscal year to provide supplemental payment to hospitals that enter into a
25contract under s. 49.02 (2) to provide health care services funded by a relief block

1grant, as determined by the department, for hospital services that are not in excess
2of the hospitals' customary charges for the services, as limited under 42 USC 1396b
3(i) (3). If no relief block grant is awarded under this chapter or if the allocation of
4funds to such hospitals would exceed any limitation under 42 USC 1396b (i) (3), the
5department may distribute funds to hospitals that have not entered into a contract
6under s. 49.02 (2).
SB140, s. 7 7Section 7. 49.45 (6z) (a) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB140,4,198 49.45 (6z) (a) (intro.) Notwithstanding sub. (3) (e), from the appropriation
9accounts under s. 20.435 (4) (b), (ht), (o), and (w), the department may distribute
10funding in each fiscal year to supplement payment for services to hospitals that enter
11into indigent care agreements, in accordance with the approved state plan for
12services under 42 USC 1396a, with relief agencies that administer the medical relief
13block grant under this chapter, if the department determines that the hospitals serve
14a disproportionate number of low-income patients with special needs. If no medical
15relief block grant under this chapter is awarded or if the allocation of funds to such
16hospitals would exceed any limitation under 42 USC 1396b (i) (3), the department
17may distribute funds to hospitals that have not entered into indigent care
18agreements. The department may not distribute funds under this subsection to the
19extent that the distribution would do any of the following:
SB140, s. 8 20Section 8. 49.45 (8) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB140,4,2521 49.45 (8) (b) Reimbursement under s. 20.435 (4) (b), (ht), (o), and (w) for home
22health services provided by a certified home health agency or independent nurse
23shall be made at the home health agency's or nurse's usual and customary fee per
24patient care visit, subject to a maximum allowable fee per patient care visit that is
25established under par. (c).
SB140, s. 9
1Section 9. 49.45 (24m) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB140,5,62 49.45 (24m) (intro.) From the appropriation accounts under s. 20.435 (4) (b),
3(ht), (o), and (w), in order to test the feasibility of instituting a system of
4reimbursement for providers of home health care and personal care services for
5medical assistance recipients that is based on competitive bidding, the department
6shall:
SB140, s. 10 7Section 10. 49.45 (51) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB140,5,158 49.45 (51) (a) By November 1 annually, the department shall provide to the
9department of revenue information concerning the estimated amounts of
10supplements payable from the appropriation accounts under s. 20.435 (4) (b) and (ht)
11to specific local governmental units for the provision of transportation for medical
12care, as specified under s. 49.46 (2) (b) 3., during the fiscal year. Beginning November
131, 2004, the information that the department provides under this paragraph shall
14include any adjustments necessary to reflect actual claims submitted by service
15providers in the previous fiscal year.
SB140, s. 11 16Section 11. 49.473 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB140,5,2117 49.473 (5) The department shall audit and pay, from the appropriation
18accounts under s. 20.435 (4) (b), (ht), and (o), allowable charges to a provider who is
19certified under s. 49.45 (2) (a) 11. for medical assistance on behalf of a woman who
20meets the requirements under sub. (2) for all benefits and services specified under
21s. 49.46 (2).
SB140, s. 12 22Section 12. 71.10 (5k) of the statutes is created to read:
SB140,5,2423 71.10 (5k) Elementary and secondary education materials funding checkoff.
24(a) Definitions. In this subsection:
SB140,5,2525 1. "Department" means the department of revenue.
SB140,6,4
12. "Elementary and secondary education materials funding" means moneys
2distributed to school districts for the purchase of books, materials, and equipment,
3as provided under s. 121.115, and for the payment of administrative expenses related
4to the administration of this subsection.
SB140,6,85 (b) Voluntary payments. 1. `Designation on return.' Every individual filing an
6income tax return who has a tax liability or is entitled to a tax refund may designate
7on the return any amount of additional payment or any amount of a refund due that
8individual for elementary and secondary education materials funding.
SB140,6,129 2. `Designation added to tax owed.' If the individual owes any tax, the
10individual shall remit in full the tax due and the amount designated on the return
11for elementary and secondary education materials funding when the individual files
12a tax return.
SB140,6,1713 3. `Designation deducted from refund.' Except as provided in par. (d), if the
14individual is owed a refund for that year after crediting under ss. 71.75 (9) and 71.80
15(3) and (3m), the department shall deduct the amount designated on the return for
16elementary and secondary education materials funding from the amount of the
17refund.
SB140,6,2118 (c) Errors; failure to remit correct amount. If an individual who owes taxes fails
19to remit an amount equal to or in excess of the total of the actual tax due, after error
20corrections, and the amount designated on the return for elementary and secondary
21education materials funding:
SB140,7,222 1. The department shall reduce the designation for elementary and secondary
23education materials funding to reflect the amount remitted in excess of the actual
24tax due, after error corrections, if the individual remitted an amount in excess of the
25actual tax due, after error corrections, but less than the total of the actual tax due,

1after error corrections, and the amount originally designated on the return for
2elementary and secondary education materials funding.
SB140,7,53 2. The designation for elementary and secondary education materials funding
4is void if the individual remitted an amount equal to or less than the actual tax due,
5after error corrections.
SB140,7,126 (d) Errors; insufficient refund. If an individual is owed a refund that does not
7equal or exceed the amount designated on the return for elementary and secondary
8education materials funding, after crediting under ss. 71.75 (9) and 71.80 (3) and
9(3m) and after error corrections, the department shall reduce the designation for
10elementary and secondary education materials funding to reflect the actual amount
11of the refund that the individual is otherwise owed, after crediting under ss. 71.75
12(9) and 71.80 (3) and (3m) and after error corrections.
SB140,7,1413 (e) Conditions. If an individual places any conditions on a designation for
14elementary and secondary education materials funding, the designation is void.
SB140,7,1815 (f) Void designation. If a designation for elementary and secondary education
16materials funding is void, the department shall disregard the designation and
17determine amounts due, owed, refunded, and received without regard to the void
18designation.
SB140,7,2019 (g) Tax return. The secretary of revenue shall provide a place for the
20designations under this subsection on the individual income tax return.
SB140,7,2321 (h) Certification of amounts. Annually, on or before September 15, the
22secretary of revenue shall certify to the department of administration and the state
23treasurer all of the following:
SB140,8,3
11. The total amount of the administrative costs, including data processing
2costs, incurred by the department in administering this subsection during the
3previous fiscal year.
SB140,8,64 2. The total amount received from all designations for elementary and
5secondary education materials funding made by taxpayers during the previous fiscal
6year.
SB140,8,97 3. The net amount remaining after the administrative costs, including data
8processing costs, under subd. 1. are subtracted from the total received under subd.
92.
SB140,8,1510 (i) Appropriations. From the moneys received from designations for
11elementary and secondary education materials funding, an amount equal to the sum
12of administrative expenses, including data processing costs, certified under par. (h)
131. shall be deposited in the general fund and credited to the appropriation account
14under s. 20.566 (1) (hp), and the net amount remaining that is certified under par.
15(h) 3. shall be credited to the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (g).
SB140,8,2316 (j) Amounts subject to refund. Amounts designated for elementary and
17secondary education materials funding under this subsection are not subject to
18refund to the taxpayer unless the taxpayer submits information to the satisfaction
19of the department, within 18 months after the date on which the taxes are due or the
20date on which the return is filed, whichever is later, that the amount designated is
21clearly in error. Any refund granted by the department under this paragraph shall
22be deducted from the moneys received under this subsection in the fiscal year for
23which the refund is certified.
SB140, s. 13 24Section 13. 71.10 (5L) of the statutes is created to read:
SB140,8,2525 71.10 (5L) Shared revenue checkoff. (a) Definitions. In this subsection:
SB140,9,1
11. "Department" means the department of revenue.
SB140,9,32 2. "Shared revenue" means the amounts paid from the county and municipal
3aid account under ss. 79.035 and 79.043.
SB140,9,74 (b) Voluntary payments. 1. `Designation on return.' Every individual filing an
5income tax return who has a tax liability or is entitled to a tax refund may designate
6on the return any amount of additional payment or any amount of a refund due that
7individual for shared revenue.
SB140,9,108 2. `Designation added to tax owed.' If the individual owes any tax, the
9individual shall remit in full the tax due and the amount designated on the return
10for shared revenue when the individual files a tax return.
SB140,9,1411 3. `Designation deducted from refund.' Except as provided in par. (d), if the
12individual is owed a refund for that year after crediting under ss. 71.75 (9) and 71.80
13(3) and (3m), the department shall deduct the amount designated on the return for
14shared revenue from the amount of the refund.
SB140,9,1715 (c) Errors; failure to remit correct amount. If an individual who owes taxes fails
16to remit an amount equal to or in excess of the total of the actual tax due, after error
17corrections, and the amount designated on the return for shared revenue:
SB140,9,2218 1. The department shall reduce the designation for shared revenue to reflect
19the amount remitted in excess of the actual tax due, after error corrections, if the
20individual remitted an amount in excess of the actual tax due, after error corrections,
21but less than the total of the actual tax due, after error corrections, and the amount
22originally designated on the return for shared revenue.
SB140,9,2423 2. The designation for shared revenue is void if the individual remitted an
24amount equal to or less than the actual tax due, after error corrections.
SB140,10,6
1(d) Errors; insufficient refund. If an individual is owed a refund that does not
2equal or exceed the amount designated on the return for shared revenue, after
3crediting under ss. 71.75 (9) and 71.80 (3) and (3m) and after error corrections, the
4department shall reduce the designation for shared revenue to reflect the actual
5amount of the refund that the individual is otherwise owed, after crediting under ss.
671.75 (9) and 71.80 (3) and (3m) and after error corrections.
SB140,10,87 (e) Conditions. If an individual places any conditions on a designation for
8shared revenue, the designation is void.
SB140,10,119 (f) Void designation. If a designation for shared revenue is void, the department
10shall disregard the designation and determine amounts due, owed, refunded, and
11received without regard to the void designation.
SB140,10,1312 (g) Tax return. The secretary of revenue shall provide a place for the
13designations under this subsection on the individual income tax return.
SB140,10,1614 (h) Certification of amounts. Annually, on or before September 15, the
15secretary of revenue shall certify to the department of administration and the state
16treasurer all of the following:
SB140,10,1917 1. The total amount of the administrative costs, including data processing
18costs, incurred by the department in administering this subsection during the
19previous fiscal year.
SB140,10,2120 2. The total amount received from all designations for shared revenue made by
21taxpayers during the previous fiscal year.
SB140,10,2422 3. The net amount remaining after the administrative costs, including data
23processing costs, under subd. 1. are subtracted from the total received under subd.
242.
SB140,11,5
1(i) Appropriations. From the moneys received from designations for shared
2revenue, an amount equal to the sum of administrative expenses, including data
3processing costs, certified under par. (h) 1. shall be deposited in the general fund and
4credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.566 (1) (hp), and the net amount
5remaining that is certified under par. (h) 3. shall be deposited into the general fund.
SB140,11,126 (j) Amounts subject to refund. Amounts designated for shared revenue under
7this subsection are not subject to refund to the taxpayer unless the taxpayer submits
8information to the satisfaction of the department, within 18 months after the date
9on which the taxes are due or the date on which the return is filed, whichever is later,
10that the amount designated is clearly in error. Any refund granted by the
11department under this paragraph shall be deducted from the moneys received under
12this subsection in the fiscal year for which the refund is certified.
SB140, s. 14 13Section 14. 71.10 (5n) of the statutes is created to read:
SB140,11,1514 71.10 (5n) Medical Assistance program checkoff. (a) Definitions. In this
15subsection:
SB140,11,1616 1. "Department" means the department of revenue.
SB140,11,1717 2. "Medical Assistance program" means a program under subch. IV of ch. 49.
SB140,11,2118 (b) Voluntary payments. 1. `Designation on return.' Every individual filing an
19income tax return who has a tax liability or is entitled to a tax refund may designate
20on the return any amount of additional payment or any amount of a refund due that
21individual for the Medical Assistance program.
SB140,11,2422 2. `Designation added to tax owed.' If the individual owes any tax, the
23individual shall remit in full the tax due and the amount designated on the return
24for the Medical Assistance program when the individual files a tax return.
SB140,12,4
13. `Designation deducted from refund.' Except as provided in par. (d), if the
2individual is owed a refund for that year after crediting under ss. 71.75 (9) and 71.80
3(3) and (3m), the department shall deduct the amount designated on the return for
4the Medical Assistance program from the amount of the refund.
SB140,12,85 (c) Errors; failure to remit correct amount. If an individual who owes taxes fails
6to remit an amount equal to or in excess of the total of the actual tax due, after error
7corrections, and the amount designated on the return for the Medical Assistance
8program:
SB140,12,149 1. The department shall reduce the designation for the Medical Assistance
10program to reflect the amount remitted in excess of the actual tax due, after error
11corrections, if the individual remitted an amount in excess of the actual tax due, after
12error corrections, but less than the total of the actual tax due, after error corrections,
13and the amount originally designated on the return for the Medical Assistance
14program.
SB140,12,1615 2. The designation for the Medical Assistance program is void if the individual
16remitted an amount equal to or less than the actual tax due, after error corrections.
SB140,12,2317 (d) Errors; insufficient refund. If an individual is owed a refund that does not
18equal or exceed the amount designated on the return for the Medical Assistance
19program, after crediting under ss. 71.75 (9) and 71.80 (3) and (3m) and after error
20corrections, the department shall reduce the designation for the Medical Assistance
21program to reflect the actual amount of the refund that the individual is otherwise
22owed, after crediting under ss. 71.75 (9) and 71.80 (3) and (3m) and after error
23corrections.
SB140,12,2524 (e) Conditions. If an individual places any conditions on a designation for the
25Medical Assistance program, the designation is void.
SB140,13,3
1(f) Void designation. If a designation for the Medical Assistance program is
2void, the department shall disregard the designation and determine amounts due,
3owed, refunded, and received without regard to the void designation.
SB140,13,54 (g) Tax return. The secretary of revenue shall provide a place for the
5designations under this subsection on the individual income tax return.
SB140,13,86 (h) Certification of amounts. Annually, on or before September 15, the
7secretary of revenue shall certify to the department of administration and the state
8treasurer all of the following:
SB140,13,119 1. The total amount of the administrative costs, including data processing
10costs, incurred by the department in administering this subsection during the
11previous fiscal year.
SB140,13,1312 2. The total amount received from all designations for the Medical Assistance
13program made by taxpayers during the previous fiscal year.
SB140,13,1614 3. The net amount remaining after the administrative costs, including data
15processing costs, under subd. 1. are subtracted from the total received under subd.
162.
SB140,13,2217 (i) Appropriations. From the moneys received from designations for the
18Medical Assistance program, an amount equal to the sum of administrative
19expenses, including data processing costs, certified under par. (h) 1. shall be
20deposited in the general fund and credited to the appropriation account under s.
2120.566 (1) (hp), and the net amount remaining that is certified under par. (h) 3. shall
22be credited to the appropriation under s. 20.435 (4) (ht).
SB140,14,423 (j) Amounts subject to refund. Amounts designated for the Medical Assistance
24program under this subsection are not subject to refund to the taxpayer unless the
25taxpayer submits information to the satisfaction of the department, within 18

1months after the date on which the taxes are due or the date on which the return is
2filed, whichever is later, that the amount designated is clearly in error. Any refund
3granted by the department under this paragraph shall be deducted from the moneys
4received under this subsection in the fiscal year for which the refund is certified.
SB140, s. 15 5Section 15. 79.01 (2d) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB140,14,106 79.01 (2d) There is established an account in the general fund entitled the
7"County and Municipal Aid Account." Beginning with the distributions in 2011, the
8total amount to be distributed each year to counties and municipalities from the
9county and municipal aid account is $824,825,715, plus the amount designated
10under s. 71.10 (5L)
.
SB140, s. 16 11Section 16. 121.115 of the statutes is created to read:
SB140,14,18 12121.115 Elementary and secondary education materials funding. The
13department shall distribute the moneys appropriated under s. 20.255 (2) (g) to each
14school district in proportion to the amount of general equalization aid the school
15district is eligible to be paid in the current school year from the appropriation under
16s. 20.255 (2) (ac). Payments under this section shall be made annually on the first
17Monday of December. Moneys received by a school district under this section shall
18be used for the purposes specified under s. 120.13 (5).
SB140, s. 17 19Section 17. 121.90 (2) (am) 5. of the statutes is created to read:
SB140,14,2020 121.90 (2) (am) 5. Amounts received under s. 121.115 in the current school year.
SB140, s. 18 21Section 18. Initial applicability.
SB140,15,222 (1) The treatment of section 71.10 (5k), (5L), and (5n) of the statutes first
23applies to taxable years beginning on January 1 of the year in which this subsection
24takes effect, except that if this subsection takes effect after July 31 the treatment of

1section 71.10 (5k) of the statutes first applies to taxable years beginning on January
21 of the year following the year in which this subsection takes effect.
SB140,15,33 (End)
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