(bt) Healthy eating incentive pilot program.
As a continuing 5
appropriation, the amounts in the schedule to contract with an entity to administer
the healthy eating incentive program under s. 49.79 (7r). No moneys may be 2
expended under this paragraph after December 31, 2019, except for moneys 3
encumbered on or before that date.
4Section 1m .
49.143 (3) (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
(title) Performance standards, performance-based payments, and
49.143 (3) of the statutes is renumbered 49.143 (3) (a) (intro.) and 8
amended to read:
(a) (intro.) The department shall establish performance standards 10
for the administration of Wisconsin works Works
. If a Wisconsin works Works 11
agency does not meet the standards established under this subsection, the 12
department may withhold or recover any or all payment from the Wisconsin works
agency. Performance standards under this paragraph shall be based on all of
14the following criteria:
49.143 (3) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
(b) The department shall create and implement a 17
performance-based payment system for all contracts under this section based on the 18
performance standards established under par. (a).
49.143 (3g) (a) (intro.) and (b) of the statutes are consolidated, 20
renumbered 49.143 (3) (c) and amended to read:
(c) The department shall base any performance bonus calculation 22
that it makes for Wisconsin works Works
agencies on all of
criteria: (b) established under par. (a).
The department may not base any 24
performance bonus payments on caseload decreases, or reduced spending by the
Wisconsin works Works
agency, that are not directly attributable to placement of 2
participants in unsubsidized employment.
49.143 (3g) (a) 1., 2., 4., 5. and 6. of the statutes are renumbered 4
49.143 (3) (a) 1., 2., 4., 5. and 6.
49.143 (3g) (a) 3. of the statutes is renumbered 49.143 (3) (a) 3. and 6
amended to read:
(a) 3. The job retention rate, as defined by the department, at
8periodic intervals after placement
of former participants in Wisconsin works Works 9
49.79 (7r) Healthy eating incentive pilot program.
(a) The department shall 12
establish and implement a 10-month pilot program to provide 2,000 households that 13
are eligible for food stamp program benefits in both urban and rural areas with 14
discounts on fresh produce and other healthy foods at the point-of-sale at 15
(b) The department shall obtain and review proposals to administer the 17
program under par. (a) in accordance with the department's request-for-proposal 18
procedures and according to criteria developed by the department. After reviewing 19
the applications submitted, the department shall select an applicant and enter into 20
a contract with that applicant to administer the program under this subsection. In 21
administering the program, the selected applicant shall do at least all of the 22
1. Manage all financial transactions between and among participants, 24
retailers, food manufacturers, and the department.
2. Establish an adequate network of participating retailers to effectively 2
conduct the pilot.
(c) The department shall contract with an independent research entity to 4
conduct a study of the program established under this subsection. The department 5
shall identify a statistically significant number of participants in the pilot program 6
to provide food purchase, nutritional, and health data to the independent research 7
entity. The research entity shall analyze the efficacy of the pilot program in affecting 8
food purchases and the health of participating families.
49.79 (9) (f) of the statutes is created to read:
(f) 1. Subject to subd. 3., the department shall create and implement 11
a payment system based on performance for entities described in par. (a) that 12
perform administrative functions for the employment and training program under 13
this subsection. The department shall establish performance outcomes for the 14
payment system under this paragraph based on all of the following criteria:
a. The placement of participants of the employment and training program 16
under this subsection into unsubsidized employment.
b. Whether the placement under subd. 1. a. is full time or part time.
c. The job retention rate, as defined by the department, at periodic intervals 19
after placement of former participants in the employment and training program 20
under this subsection.
d. Wages and benefits earned by former participants in the employment and 22
training program under this subsection.
e. Appropriate implementation of the employment and training program under 24
f. Customer satisfaction.
2. The department shall ensure that the payment system under this paragraph 2
does not effect the moneys available for supportive services for participants in the 3
program under this subsection.
3. If approval by the U.S. department of agriculture is required to implement 5
the payment system and the U.S. department of agriculture does not approve, the 6
department may not implement the payment system under this paragraph.
(1) Pay for performance; Wisconsin Works and FoodShare employment and
The treatment of sections 49.143 (3) (title) and (3g) (a) (intro.), 10
1., 2., 3., 4., 5., and 6. and (b) and 49.79 (9) (f) of the statutes, the renumbering and 11
amendment of section 49.143 (3), and the creation of section 49.143 (3) (b) of the 12
statutes first apply to contracts that are entered into or renewed on the effective date 13
of this subsection.