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Legislative
Friday, November 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Community EMS, Nurse Compact Bills Get Final Approval in Legislature »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   The state Senate and Assembly both met t...
Friday, November 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dems Propose CNA Pay Act »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist    Democratic lawmakers State Rep. Lisa S...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bills Target Alzheimer's, Dementia »
By Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   Several proposals targeting Alzheimer's Disea...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Committee Passes Bill Allowing MA Coverage For Orders Not Signed By Physician »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   A bill that would ensure that Medicaid w...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AG Schimel Holds First Task Force on Elder Abuse Meeting; Announces "A Dose of Reality" for Seniors »
  From the Department of Justice - Communications Office   Attorney General Brad Schimel held the...

Regulatory
Wednesday, January 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assisted Living Forum Summary from Jan 9, 2017 »
On Tuesday, January 9, 2018 the Assisted Living Forum was conducted via Adobe Connect. If you are not currently connected...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assisted Living Forum Summary from December 12, 2017 »
Th  Assisted Living Forum was held December 12, 2017 via Adobe Connect. Below are some of the items discussed at that...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
LTC Advisory Council Summary »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   The Wisconsin Department of Health Servic...
Monday, October 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assisted Living Forum October 10, 2017 Update »
Provided are highlights of the Department of Health Services (DHS) Assisted Living Forum held this past  Tuesday...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Long Term Care Advisory Council Summary »
The Wisconsin Long-Term Care Advisory Council met Tuesday, September 12 in Madison. Below are some highlights of the meeti...

Family Care
Wednesday, January 3, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Providers, DHS, and MCOs Met To Discuss Family Care Funding Budget Increase »
On December 21, 2017, WALA, along with other long-term care associations and providers met to discuss how the funds from t...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WALA PROVIDER FAQ: INTERACTIONS WITH MCO MEMBERS »
Q.        If my facility is terminating its contract with an MCO and my facility is st...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Inclusa Rate Change Survey Results - Nov 2017 »
In November 2017, Inclusa, a managed care organization serving Family Care clients in 51 Wisconsin counties, notified prov...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assisted Living Community Alert - Family Care MCO Contracts and Rate Changes »
In response to on-going concerns related to Family Care MCO rate cuts that have been reported by some residential provider...
Monday, September 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reminder - Form Required by Oct 31 from Family Care Providers »
N ew Medicaid Managed Care legislation was passed in May 2016 that requires provider screening an d enrollment  wi...

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