2011 - 2012 LEGISLATURE
December 7, 2011 - Introduced by Representatives Stone, Ziegelbauer,
Spanbauer, Kapenga, Meyer, Endsley, Krug, Litjens
and Kaufert,
cosponsored by Senators Galloway, Moulton, Vukmir, Leibham, Lazich and
Grothman. Referred to Committee on Health.
AB408,1,2 1An Act to repeal 20.566 (1) (gn), 25.77 (13) and 146.98 of the statutes; relating
eliminating ambulatory surgical center assessment.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, the Department of Revenue (DOR) may impose an
assessment on ambulatory surgical centers. The Department of Health Services
allocates any assessment among the ambulatory surgical centers in proportion to
their gross patient revenue. The DOR, if it imposes an assessment, must transfer
99.5 percent of the moneys collected to the Medical Assistance trust fund, which pays
some of the costs for the Medical Assistance program. This bill eliminates on July
1, 2013, the ability for DOR to impose this assessment on ambulatory surgical
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB408, s. 1 3Section 1. 20.566 (1) (gn) of the statutes is repealed.
AB408, s. 2 4Section 2. 25.77 (13) of the statutes is repealed.
AB408, s. 3 5Section 3. 146.98 of the statutes is repealed.
AB408, s. 4
1Section 4. Effective date.
AB408,2,22 (1) This act takes effect on July 1, 2013.
AB408,2,33 (End)