(a) There is hereby created a special revenue account in the State Treasury, designated the West Virginia All-Payer Claims Database Fund, which shall be an interest-bearing account and may be invested in the manner permitted by article six, chapter twelve of this code, with the interest income a proper credit to the fund and which shall not revert to the general revenue, unless otherwise designated in law. The fund shall be overseen by the commissioner, secretary and chair, shall be administered by the commissioner, and shall be used to pay all proper costs incurred in implementing the provisions of this article.
(b) The following funds shall be paid into this account:
(1) Penalties imposed on health care payers pursuant to this article and rules promulgated hereunder;
(2) Funds received from the federal government;
(3) Appropriations from the Legislature; and
(4) All other payments, gifts, grants, bequests or income from any source.