51.437(4r)(a)4. 4. May own, lease or manage real property for the purposes of operating a treatment facility.
51.437(4r)(b) (b) Notwithstanding ss. 46.2895 (9), 48.78 (2) (a), 49.45 (4), 49.83, 51.30, 51.45 (14) (a), 55.22 (3), 146.82, 252.11 (7), 253.07 (3) (c), and 938.78 (2) (a), any subunit of a county department of developmental disabilities services or tribal agency acting under this section may exchange confidential information about a client, without the informed consent of the client, with any other subunit of the same county department of developmental disabilities services or tribal agency, with a resource center, a care management organization, or a long-term care district, or with any person providing services to the client under a purchase of services contract with the county department of developmental disabilities services or tribal agency or with a resource center, a care management organization, or a long-term care district, if necessary to enable an employee or service provider to perform his or her duties, or to enable the county department of developmental disabilities services or tribal agency to coordinate the delivery of services to the client. Any agency releasing information under this paragraph shall document that a request was received and what information was provided.
51.437(4rm) (4rm)Cost of services.
51.437(4rm)(a)(a) A county department of developmental disabilities services shall authorize all care of any patient in a state, local, or private facility under a contractual agreement between the county department of developmental disabilities services and the facility, unless the county department of developmental disabilities services governs the facility. The need for inpatient care shall be determined by the program director or designee in consultation with and upon the recommendation of a licensed physician trained in psychiatry and employed by the county department of developmental disabilities services or its contract agency prior to the admission of a patient to the facility except in the case of emergency services. In cases of emergency, a facility under contract with any county department of developmental disabilities services shall charge the county department of developmental disabilities services having jurisdiction in the county where the individual receiving care is found. The county department of developmental disabilities services shall reimburse the facility, except as provided under par. (c), for the actual cost of all authorized care and services less applicable collections under s. 46.036, unless the department of health services determines that a charge is administratively infeasible, or unless the department of health services, after individual review, determines that the charge is not attributable to the cost of basic care and services. The exclusionary provisions of s. 46.03 (18) do not apply to direct and indirect costs which are attributable to care and treatment of the client. County departments of developmental disabilities services may not reimburse any state institution or receive credit for collections for care received in a state institution by nonresidents of this state, interstate compact clients, transfers under s. 51.35 (3) (a), commitments under s. 975.01, 1977 stats., or s. 975.02, 1977 stats., or s. 971.14, 971.17 or 975.06, admissions under s. 975.17, 1977 stats., children placed in the guardianship of the department of children and families under s. 48.427 or 48.43 or juveniles under the supervision of the department of corrections under s. 938.183 or 938.355.
51.437(4rm)(b) (b) If any of the county developmental disabilities services authorized under par. (a) are provided by any of the institutions specified in s. 46.10, the costs of such services shall be segregated from the costs of residential care provided at such institutions. The uniform cost record-keeping system established under s. 46.18 (8) to (10) shall provide for such segregation of costs.
51.437(4rm)(c) (c) If a center for the developmentally disabled has provided a county department of developmental disabilities services under this section with service, the department of health services shall:
51.437(4rm)(c)1. 1. Regularly bill the county department of developmental disabilities services for services as specified in par. (c) 2. a. and 2m. Under this section, collections on or after January 1, 1976, from medical assistance shall be the approved amounts listed by the patient on remittance advices from the medical assistance carrier, not including adjustments due to retroactive rate approval and less any refunds to the medical assistance program. For care provided on and after January 1, 1978, the department of health services shall adjust collections from medical assistance to compensate for differences between specific rate scales for care charged to the county department of developmental disabilities services and the average daily medical assistance reimbursement rate. Payment shall be due from the county department of developmental disabilities services within 60 days of the billing date subject to provisions of the contract. If any payment has not been received within 60 days, the department of health services shall deduct all or part of the amount due from any payment due from the department of health services to the county department of developmental disabilities services.
51.437(4rm)(c)2.a.a. Bill the county department of developmental disabilities services for services provided on or after January 1, 1982, to persons ineligible for medical assistance benefits and who lack other means of full payment, using the procedure established under subd. 1.
51.437(4rm)(c)2.b. b. Bill the county department of developmental disabilities services for services provided on or after December 31, 1997, at $48 per day, if an independent professional review established under 42 USC 1396a (a) (31) designates the person served as appropriate for community care, including persons who have been admitted for more than 180 consecutive days and for whom the cost of care in the community would be equal to or less than the daily rate for services under s. 46.275. The department of health services shall use money it receives from the county department of developmental disabilities services to offset the state's share of medical assistance. Payment is due from the county department of developmental disabilities services within 60 days of the billing date, subject to provisions of the contract. If the department of health services does not receive any payment within 60 days, it shall deduct all or part of the amount due from any payment the department of health services is required to make to the county department of developmental disabilities services. The department of health services shall first use collections received under s. 46.10 as a result of care at a center for the developmentally disabled to reduce the costs paid by medical assistance, and shall remit the remainder to the county department of developmental disabilities services up to the portion billed. The department of health services shall use the appropriation under s. 20.435 (2) (gk) to remit collection credits and other appropriate refunds to county departments of developmental disabilities services.
51.437(4rm)(c)2.c. c. Regularly provide the county department of developmental disabilities services with a list of persons who are eligible for medical assistance benefits and who are receiving care in a center for the developmentally disabled.
51.437(4rm)(c)2m. 2m. Bill the county department of developmental disabilities services for services that are not provided by the federal government and that are provided under s. 51.06 (1m) (d) to individuals who are eligible for medical assistance, plus any applicable surcharge under s. 51.06 (5), using the procedure established under subd. 1.
51.437(4rm)(c)3. 3. Establish by rule a process for appealing determinations of the independent professional review that result in billings under subd. 2. b.
51.437(4rm)(d) (d) Notwithstanding pars. (a) to (c), for individuals receiving the family care benefit under s. 46.286, the care management organization that manages the family care benefit for the recipient shall pay the portion of the payment that is for services that are covered under the family care benefit; the department shall pay the remainder of the payment.
51.437 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. DHS 86, Wis. adm. code.
51.437(7) (7)County developmental disabilities services board.
51.437(7)(a)(a) Appointments.
51.437(7)(a)1.1. Except as provided under subd. 2., the county board of supervisors in a county with a single-county department of developmental disabilities services or the county boards of supervisors in counties with a multicounty department of developmental disabilities services shall, before qualification under this section, appoint a county developmental disabilities services board. A county developmental disabilities services board appointed under this subdivision shall govern the single-county or multicounty department of developmental disabilities services. A member of a county developmental disabilities services board appointed under this subdivision may be removed from office for cause by a two-thirds vote of the appointing authority, on due notice in writing and hearing of the charges against the member.
51.437(7)(a)2. 2. In any county with a county executive or county administrator and which has established a single-county department of developmental disabilities services, the county executive or county administrator shall appoint, subject to confirmation by the county board of supervisors, the county developmental disabilities services board, which shall be only a policy-making body determining the broad outlines and principles governing the administration of programs under this section. A member of the county developmental disabilities services board appointed under this subdivision may be removed by the county executive or county administrator for cause.
51.437(7)(am) (am) Composition.
51.437(7)(am)1.1. In a single-county department of developmental disabilities services, the county developmental disabilities services board shall be composed of not less than 9 nor more than 15 persons of recognized ability and demonstrated interest in the problems of the developmentally disabled but not more than 3 members shall be appointed from the county board of supervisors.
51.437(7)(am)2. 2. In a multicounty department of developmental disabilities services, the county developmental disabilities services board shall be composed of 11 members and with 2 additional members for each county in a multicounty department of developmental disabilities services in excess of 2. Appointments shall be made by the county boards of supervisors of the counties in a multicounty department of developmental disabilities services in a manner acceptable to the counties in the multicounty department of developmental disabilities services, but each of the counties in the multicounty department of developmental disabilities services may appoint only 2 members from its county board of supervisors.
51.437(7)(am)3. 3. At least one-third of the members of every county developmental disabilities services board serving at any one time shall be appointed from the developmentally disabled citizens or their parents residing in a county with a single-county department of developmental disabilities services or in any of the counties with a multicounty department of developmental disabilities services.
51.437(7)(b) (b) Terms. Appointments to the county developmental disabilities services board shall be for staggered 3-year terms. Vacancies shall be filled for the residue of the unexpired term in the manner that original appointments are made.
51.437(9) (9)Powers and duties of county developmental disabilities services board in certain counties. A county developmental disabilities services board appointed under sub. (7) (a) 1. shall do all of the following:
51.437(9)(a) (a) Appoint a county developmental disabilities services director, subject to the approval of each county board of supervisors which participated in the appointment of the county developmental disabilities services board, establish salaries and personnel policies for the county department of developmental disabilities services subject to the approval of each such county board of supervisors and arrange and promote local financial support for the program. Each county board of supervisors in a county with a single-county department of developmental disabilities services or the county boards of supervisors in counties with a multicounty department of developmental disabilities services may delegate such appointing authority to the county developmental disabilities services board.
51.437(9)(am) (am) Prepare a local plan which includes an inventory of all existing resources, identifies needed new resources and services and contains a plan for meeting the needs of developmentally disabled individuals based upon the services designated under sub. (1). The plan shall also include the establishment of long-range goals and intermediate-range plans, detailing priorities and estimated costs and providing for coordination of local services and continuity of care.
51.437(9)(b) (b) Assist in arranging cooperative working agreements with other health, educational, vocational and welfare services, public or private, and with other related agencies.
51.437(9)(d) (d) Comply with the state requirements for the program.
51.437(9)(e) (e) Appoint committees consisting of residents of the county to advise the county developmental disabilities services board as it deems necessary.
51.437(9)(f) (f) Develop county developmental disabilities services board operating procedures.
51.437(9)(g) (g) Determine, subject to the approval of the county board of supervisors in a county with a single-county department of developmental disabilities services or the county boards of supervisors in counties with a multicounty department of developmental disabilities services and with the advice of the county developmental disabilities services director appointed under par. (a), whether services are to be provided directly by the county department of developmental disabilities services or contracted for with other providers and make such contracts. The county board of supervisors in a county with a single-county department of developmental disabilities services or the county boards of supervisors in counties with a multicounty department of developmental disabilities services may elect to require the approval of any such contract by the county board of supervisors in a county with a single-county department of developmental disabilities services or the county boards of supervisors in counties with a multicounty department of developmental disabilities services.
51.437(9)(h) (h) Assume the powers and duties of the county department of developmental disabilities services under subs. (4m) and (4r).
51.437(9)(i)1.1. Annually identify brain-injured persons in need of services within the county.
51.437(9)(i)2. 2. Annually, no later than January 30, report to the department the age and location of those brain-injured persons who are receiving treatment.
51.437(9b) (9b)Powers and duties of county developmental disabilities services board in certain counties with a county executive or a county administrator. The county developmental disabilities services board appointed under sub. (7) (a) 2. shall:
51.437(9b)(a) (a) Appoint committees consisting of residents of the county to advise the board as it deems necessary.
51.437(9b)(am) (am) Prepare a local plan which includes an inventory of all existing resources and services and contains a plan for meeting the needs of developmentally disabled individuals based upon the services designated under sub. (1).
51.437(9b)(b) (b) Recommend program priorities, identify unmet service needs and prepare short-term and long-term plans and budgets for meeting such priorities and needs.
51.437(9b)(c) (c) Prepare, with the assistance of the county developmental disabilities director appointed under sub. (10m), a proposed budget for submission to the county executive or county administrator and a final budget for submission to the department of health services under s. 46.031 (1) for authorized services.
51.437(9b)(d) (d) Advise the county developmental disabilities services director appointed under sub. (10m) regarding purchasing and providing services and the selection of purchase of service vendors, and make recommendations to the county executive or county administrator regarding modifications in such purchasing, providing and selection.
51.437(9b)(e) (e) Develop county developmental disabilities services board operating procedures.
51.437(9b)(f) (f) Comply with state requirements.
51.437(9b)(g) (g) Assist in arranging cooperative working agreements with persons providing health, education, vocational or welfare services related to services provided under this section.
51.437(9b)(h) (h) Advise the county developmental disabilities services director regarding coordination of local services and continuity of care.
51.437(10) (10)County developmental disabilities services director in certain counties. The county developmental disabilities services director appointed under sub. (9) (a) shall:
51.437(10)(am) (am) Operate, maintain and improve the county department of developmental disabilities services.
51.437(10)(ar) (ar) With the county developmental disabilities services board under sub. (9), prepare:
51.437(10)(ar)1. 1. Annual proposed and final budgets of all funds necessary for the program and services authorized by this section.
51.437(10)(ar)2. 2. An annual report of the operation of the program.
51.437(10)(ar)3. 3. Such other reports as are required by the department of health services and the county board of supervisors in a county with a single-county department of developmental disabilities services or the county boards of supervisors in counties with a multicounty department of developmental disabilities services.
51.437(10)(b) (b) Make recommendations to the county developmental disabilities services board under sub. (9) for:
51.437(10)(b)1. 1. Personnel and salaries.
51.437(10)(b)2. 2. Changes in the program and services.
51.437(10)(c) (c) Evaluate service delivery.
51.437(10)(d) (d) After consultation with the county developmental disabilities services board administer the duties of the county department of disabilities services under sub. (4r) (a) 2.
51.437(10)(e) (e) Comply with state requirements.
51.437(10m) (10m)County developmental disabilities services director in certain counties with a county executive or county administrator. In any county with a county executive or a county administrator in which the county board of supervisors has established a single-county department of developmental disabilities services, the county executive or county administrator shall appoint and supervise the county developmental disabilities services director. In any county with a population of 500,000 or more, the county executive or county administrator shall appoint the director of the county department of human services under s. 46.21 as the county developmental disabilities services director. The appointment is subject to confirmation by the county board of supervisors unless the county board of supervisors, by ordinance, elects to waive confirmation or unless the appointment is made under a civil service system competitive examination procedure established under s. 59.52 (8) or ch. 63. The county developmental disabilities services director, subject only to the supervision of the county executive or county administrator, shall:
51.437(10m)(a) (a) Supervise and administer any program established under this section.
51.437(10m)(b) (b) Determine administrative and program procedures.
51.437(10m)(c) (c) Determine, subject to the approval of the county board of supervisors and with the advice of the county developmental disabilities services board under sub. (9b) (e), whether services are to be provided directly by the county department of developmental disabilities services or contracted for with other providers and make such contracts. The county board of supervisors may elect to require the approval of any such contract by the county board of supervisors.
51.437(10m)(e) (e) Assist the county developmental disabilities services board under sub. (9b) in the preparation of the budgets required under sub. (9b) (c).
51.437(10m)(f) (f) Make recommendations to the county executive or county administrator regarding modifications to the proposed budget prepared by the county developmental disabilities services board under sub. (9b) (c).
51.437(10m)(g) (g) Evaluate service delivery.
51.437(10m)(h) (h) After consultation with the county developmental disabilities services board administer the duties of the county department of disabilities services under sub. (4r) (a) 2.
51.437(10m)(i) (i) Establish salaries and personnel policies of the program subject to approval of the county executive or county administrator and county board of supervisors.
51.437(10m)(j) (j) Perform other functions necessary to manage, operate, maintain and improve programs.
51.437(10m)(k) (k) Comply with state requirements.
51.437(10m)(L) (L) Assist in arranging cooperative working agreements with other persons providing health, education, vocational or welfare services related to services provided under this section.
51.437(10m)(m) (m) Arrange and promote local financial support for the program.
51.437(10m)(n) (n) In consultation with the county developmental disabilities services board, prepare:
51.437(10m)(n)1. 1. Intermediate-range plans and budget.
51.437(10m)(n)2. 2. An annual report of the operation of the program.
51.437(10m)(n)3. 3. Such other reports as are required by the department of health services and the county board of supervisors.
51.437(10m)(o)1.1. Annually identify brain-injured persons in need of services within the county.
51.437(10m)(o)2. 2. Annually, no later than January 30, 1987, and January 30 of each year thereafter, report to the department the age and location of those brain-injured persons who are receiving treatment.
51.437(14) (14)Duties of the department of health services. The department of health services shall:
51.437(14)(a) (a) Review requests and certify county departments of developmental disabilities services to assure that the county departments of developmental disabilities services are in compliance with this section.
51.437(14)(c) (c) Periodically review and evaluate the program of each county department of developmental disabilities services.
51.437(14)(d) (d) Provide consultative staff services to communities to assist in ascertaining local needs and in planning, establishing and operating programs.
51.437(14)(e) (e) Develop and implement a uniform cost reporting system according to s. 46.18 (8), (9) and (10).
51.437(14)(g) (g) Ensure that any county department of developmental disabilities services which elects to provide special education programs to children aged 3 years and under complies with requirements established by the department of public instruction.
51.437(14)(h) (h) Organize and foster education and training programs for all persons engaged in treatment of brain-injured persons and keep a central record of the age and location of those persons treated.
51.437(14)(i) (i) Ensure that the matching-funds requirement for the state developmental disabilities councils grant, as received from the federal department of health and human services, is met by reporting to the federal department of health and human services expenditures made for the provision of developmental disabilities services under the basic county allocation distributed under s. 46.40 (2).
51.437(14m) (14m)Duties of the secretary. The secretary shall:
51.437(14m)(a) (a) Maintain a listing of present or potential resources for serving the needs of the developmentally disabled, including private and public persons, associations and agencies.
51.437(14m)(b) (b) Collect factual information concerning the problems.
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2015-16 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2017 Wis. Act 58 and all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders effective on or before September 20, 2017. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after September 20, 2017 are designated by NOTES. (Published 9-20-17)