NEW: From BPDD, "Medicaid Block Grants, Impacts on Wisconsin and People with Disabilities." January 20, 2017
NEW: From BPDD, "The Repeal of the Affordable Care Act, Impact on People with Disabilities." January 20, 2017
-From Save IRIS, May 23, 2016:
-From Wisconsin Long-Term Care Coalition, Letter to JFC Chairpersons, Subject: Response to April 5, 2016 Legislative Fiscal Bureau Memo to JFC, and Recommended Action on DHS Family Care/IRIS 2.0 Concept Paper, April 12, 2016
-From the Wisconsin Long-term Care Coalition: "Testimony in response to DHS Family Care/IRIS 2.0 Concept Paper - 3/7/16"
-From the Wisconsin Long-term Care Coalition: The Stakeholders' Blueprint for Long term Care Redesign and its Executive Summary.
Resources from Our Presentations at the 2015 Self-Determination Conference
What has been happening since the 2015-2017 Budget was signed into Law?
- Department of Health Services Public Hearing 2015–2017 State Budget, Act 55 Provisions Regarding Family Care and IRIS (Include, Respect, I Self-Direct) 2.0. Click here and then click on "Public Hearing Materials" to see the PDF of the Powerpoint presentation
-Survival Coalition has released a detailed Question and Answers document on what the state budget means for Long-Term Care in Wisconsin and how these changes will unfold over the next two years. These changes will happen after the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approves a waiver—which will contain details on how the new program will run.
-Wisconsin Newspaper Contact List -please contact your local newspaper with a letter to the editor
-Media Contact List for Wisconsin -please contact the media about your concerns with the budget.
-Open Letter to Sen. Alberta Darling and Rep John Nygren Co-chairs and Members, Joint Finance Committee Dated 5/18/15 from: Save IRIS. Subject: The Preservation of IRIS as a Separate Medicaid Waiver Program
-Open Letter Dated 5/15/15 To: Sen. Alberta Darling and Rep. John Nygren, Co-Chairs, and Members, Joint Finance Committee, From: Wisconsin Long Term Care Coalition Subject: Concerns regarding 5/14/15 Announcement, “JFC Republicans Protect Long Term Care”
-Document to Share from Wisconsin's Long-term Care Coalition: Keep Our Care at Home: Memo sent to legislators to provide FACTS that address Misinformation Regarding the Wisconsin Long-Term Care System
-From the Survival Coalition: Overview of FL, KS, CA long term care (LTC) approaches in contrast to Wisconsin model
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