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Legislative
Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WALA Applauds Joint Finance Committee Motion to Address Caregiver Shortage Crisis »
The Wisconsin Assisted Living Association (WALA) applauds the Wisconsin Legislature's Joint Committee on Finance for votin...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Joint Finance Wraps Up Budget Work »
Assembly, Senate to Vote on Budget Bill Next Week The state Senate and Assembly are poised to meet next week t...
Wednesday, August 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vukmir Endorses Walker's Call for Health Care Block Grants to States »
Gov. Scott Walker last week issued a statement advocating giving states oversight of health care as the best way to repeal...
Wednesday, July 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Addresses Nurse Aide Hours of Instruction Requirements »
More than 40 state legislators have co-sponsored a bill that seeks to conform state law with federal law regarding hours o...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Take Up State Redistricting Case »
Could Have Broad Implications for Drawing of Legislative Maps Throughout Country and Whether GOP Holds Majority in WI...

Regulatory
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...
Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WALA Praises Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel for Leadership and Creation of the Task Force »
Wisconsin Assisted Living Association Executive Director Jim Murphy Appointed to Task Force   Madison, WI (...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assisted Living Forum Recap »
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services Assisted Living Forum was held Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Madison College. So...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
OIG: $51M Saved Through MA Fraud Detection, Prevention in 2016 »
The Wisconsin Office of Inspector General saved taxpayers more than $51 million in 2016 through its public assistance frau...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
LTC Advisory Council News »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   The Wisconsin Long-Term Care Advisory Counci...

Family Care
Wednesday, August 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS Cancels Personal Care Assessment Program »
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is canceling its independent assessment program for personal care services....
Wednesday, July 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS Announces Family Care, IRIS Service Providers for Dane County »
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services today announced the managed care organizations selected to provide Family Care...
Thursday, September 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
WALA Seeks $40.4 Million Investment in Workforce »
The Wisconsin Assisted Living Association along with three other long-term care provider associations have unveiled ...
Friday, July 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three MCOs Announce Merger Plans »
Three Wisconsin Family Care managed care organizations - Community Care Connections of Wisconsin (CCCW), ContinuUs, and W...
Friday, June 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS Withdraws Family Care/IRIS 2.0 Concept Plan »
DHS Withdraws Family Care/IRIS 2.0 Concept Plan An Added Delay, but Action Anticipated in Months to Come...

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