|| All of the hospital-related data found on PricePoint is collected and published by the WHA Information Center (WHAIC). WHAIC is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Wisconsin Hospital Association. WHAIC was
incorporated on October 1, 2003, and began collecting data in January 2004 under a contract with the Wisconsin Department of Administration. WHAIC has collected and disseminated complete, accurate, and
timely data about charges and services provided by Wisconsin hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers since 2004.
Pursuant to Chapter 153, Wisconsin Statutes, all Wisconsin hospital and surgery centers are required to submit inpatient and outpatient data to WHA Information Center (WHAIC) each quarter. PricePoint
uses this data to provide health care consumers with hospital-specific information about health care services and charges in Wisconsin.
For more information on the WHA Information Center, please visit the WHAIC website (whainfocenter.com)
|| PricePoint also uses data provided by the Wisconsin Health Information Organization (WHIO) to provide health care consumers with information related to professional, rehabilitation, skilled nursing, ancillary, and
pharmacy services that are not part of the hospital facility charges included with the WHAIC data. WHIO aggregates commercial, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid claims data to provide the information used in PricePoint.
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