DHS officials have announced that several areas of the State will be served by at least two Family Care Managed Care Organizations (MCO). According to the DHS, the MCO participation expansion plans and timeframes are as follows: Care Wisconsin: April 15, 2013: Ozaukee, Sheboygan and Walworth Counties (These counties are located within what DHS calls […]
From: Forbes McIntosh, WALA Lobbyist – On Wednesday, January 23, 2013, Judge Barbara Crabb for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin dismissed the lawsuit by plaintiffs against the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), DHS Secretary Dennis Smith and three Managed Care Organizations (Community Health Partnership, Northwest Long-Term Care District and […]
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services this week posted its 2013 monthly MCO capitation rates for Family Care and Family Care Partnership and PACE. Click here for more information.
Decreased MCO Capitation Rates for Family Care, PACE, Partnership Balance Budget As of December, the Department of Health Services projects the Wisconsin Medicaid program “is essentially in balance for this biennium, assuming current trends remain constant.” Last September, DHS had reported a projected budget shortfall of $35.49 million (all funds). In a report released today […]
By Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist LogistiCare Solutions informed the Wisconsin Department of Health Services on Tuesday its intent to terminate its contract providing non-emergency transportation services for the state’s Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus recipients. “Yesterday, LogistiCare notified us that it plans to terminate its contracts with the Department of Health Services, effective […]
The Department of Health Services, Division of Long Term Care, has made an award to contract with Southwest Family Care Alliance as a Managed Care Organization (MCO) for the delivery of Family Care services. The service region includes Family Care members in Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pierce, and St. Croix counties. Southwest Family Care Alliance […]
Residential Service contracts Shall be for a Period of Not Less Than One-Year, with Stipulations A public hearing on Family Care was held by the Wisconsin Assembly and Senate Joint Legislative Audit Committee last week. The Committee hearing on Family Care began as an update by the Department of Health Services (DHS) on the original […]
The Wisconsin State Legislature’s Joint Legislative Audit Committee will be holding a followup hearing to an audit of the Family Care program. The committee meeting will first provide an opportunity for members of the committee to ask questions of the Legislative Audit Bureau and the Department of Health Services (DHS) – Then the Committee will […]