Date of enactment: March 3, 2020
2019 Senate Bill 217   Date of publication*: March 4, 2020
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: Effective date of acts. “Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication."
An Act to create 255.085 of the statutes; relating to: diabetes care and prevention plan.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
154,1 Section 1. 255.085 of the statutes is created to read:
255.085 Diabetes care and prevention action program. (1) The department shall, in consultation with the department of employee trust funds, develop and implement a plan to reduce the incidence of diabetes in Wisconsin, improve diabetes care, and control complications associated with diabetes. The department may also consult with the department of public instruction and the department of corrections in developing a plan under this section.
(2) By January 1, 2021, and biennially thereafter, the department shall submit a report to the chief clerk of each house of the legislature for distribution to the legislature under s. 13.172 (2) that provides all of the following:
(a) An assessment of the financial impact and reach diabetes of all types is having on the department, the state, and localities. This assessment shall include the number of individuals with diabetes impacted or covered by the entity, the number of individuals with diabetes and family members impacted by prevention and diabetes control programs implemented by the department, the financial toll or impact diabetes and its complications place on the department's programs, and the financial toll or impact diabetes and its complications place on the department's programs in comparison to other chronic diseases and conditions.
(b) An assessment of the benefits of implemented programs and activities aimed at controlling diabetes and preventing the disease. This assessment shall also document the amount of and source for any funding directed to the department or other entities or organizations from the state for programs and activities aimed at reaching those with diabetes.
(c) A description of the level of coordination existing within the department and between the department and other entities or organizations on activities, programmatic activities, and messaging on managing, treating, or preventing all forms of diabetes and its complications.
(d) The development or revision of the detailed action plan under sub. (1) with a range of actionable items for consideration by the legislature. The department shall identify in the plan proposed steps to reduce the impact of diabetes, prediabetes, and related diabetes complications, and may include associated comorbid conditions. The plan shall also identify expected outcomes of the proposed steps while also establishing benchmarks for controlling and preventing relevant forms of diabetes.
(e) The development of a detailed budget proposal identifying needs, costs, and resources required to implement the plan under sub. (1). This proposal shall include a budget range for all options presented in the plan under sub. (1) for consideration by the legislature.