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The Wisconsin Long-Term Care Coalition, comprised of representatives of LTC system stakeholders that include participants, Aging and Disability Resource Centers, managed care organizations, provider agencies and others, has released its blueprint for Wisconsin’s long-term care system redesign. The coalition is submitting the blueprint to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and state legislators for consideration […]
Bills Would Provide LTC District MCOs Path to Become Insurance Entities By Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist Five Family Care managed care organizations (MCOs) in Wisconsin issued separate press releases Thursday each praising the state lawmakers who have drafted a bill addressing the ability of long-term care district MCOs to become insurance entities […]
Alzheimer-Dementia Special Task Force Bills Pass Committee – Unanimously, but CBRF Informed Consent Passes Narrowly
The Assembly Committee on Mental Health Reform met this past Monday morning to vote on the ten bills (see below) recommended by the Assembly Speakers Task Force on Alzheimer’s & Dementia Nine of the bills passed unanimously, however one bill faced bi-partisan concern and opposition – Assembly Bill 791, which would require Community-Based Residential Facilities (CBRFs) to provide […]