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Senator Scott Fitzgerald will be hosting a telephone town hall meeting at 7 p.m. on Nov. 1 for residents of the 13th Senate District. This is a great opportunity to voice your opinions about the issues that are important to you.
On Oct 28 2011 state legislators from Western Wisconsin will hold a town hall meeting about 39 Medicaid changes proposed by the Department of Health Services.
The Survival Coalition’s Personal Care Changes Survey has been extended. If you have not done so yet, please complete the survey. Also, please disseminate the survey to others who would be, or have been, impacted by changes in personal care.
“Exploring the Foundations: Family-Directed Supports for Children with Long-Term Support (LTS) Needs” is a training that will focus on the principles and practices that create opportunities for families to plan and direct effective supports for their children and their entire family. Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 25, 2011.
The Department of Health Services is holding two Town Hall Meetings this week to hear from the public on its 39 proposals to cut costs in Medicaid programs. This is an excellent opportunity for you to have your voice heard about lifting the caps on Family Care, changes to personal care and transportation services, and more.
To measure the impact of the change in the interpretation of the Personal Care Screening Tool, the Survival Coalition is conducting a survey to collect stories and experiences from across the state. Please complete the survey by Wednesday, October 19.
The Department of Health Services (DHS) will hold a Town Hall Meeting in Milwaukee next Friday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. to hear from the public on its 39 proposals to save funding in Medicaid programs. Written comments can also be submitted in-person or online.
The Department of Health Services will hold a Town Hall Meeting in Madison on Wednesday, October 19, from 1-7 p.m. to hear from the public on its 39 proposals to save funding in Medicaid programs. Written comments can also be submitted in-person or online.
The Department of Health Services (DHS) made 39 proposals to save funding in Medicaid programs. This post features (1) a short summary of four proposals that cause concern and (2) the Survival Coalition's letter to DHS Secretary Dennis Smith.
The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities’ (BPDD) Take Your Legislator to Work Campaign is off to a great start! There already are over 45 visits scheduled with more to come. Unfortunately, there aren’t any visits scheduled in your district…yet.
Representative Paul Ryan will hold six listening sessions throughout his district starting October 20, 2011. This is a great opportunity to voice your opinions about the issues that are important to you.
The Department of Health Services (DHS) has released a list of 39 proposed Medicaid reforms to find $554 million in savings to balance the Medicaid budget as part of the Governor’s 2011-2013 budget. Disability advocates have identified and analyzed four proposed reforms that could have a significant impact on people with disabilities in Wisconsin. Comments are due by Friday, October 14.
A detailed analysis of the Department of Health Services' proposed reforms to personal care, the Family Care cap, medical transportation (Logisticare), and the Medical Maintenance of Effort Waiver.
Wisconsin Partners in Policymaking is a six-session advocacy and systems change training program designed to develop a group of seasoned leaders across the state. The deadline to apply is Dec. 1, 2011.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and to highlight this, the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities is organizing the Take your Legislator to Work Campaign.
Training on Transition is training on transition to adult life for youth with disabilities and/or special health care needs. It will be held on October 12 in Madison.
On September 30, the Department of Health Services (DHS) released a list of 39 Medicaid reforms to find $554 million in savings to balance the Medicaid budget as part of the Governor’s 2011-2013 budget.