IRIS is a Wisconsin program where you self-direct your
publicly funded, community-based, long-term care supports and services.
IRIS can help you get the life you want with the support you need. In IRIS
you use your own natural supports and creativity with your budget to
achieve your hopes and dreams.
Goals of IRIS:
INCLUDE – Wisconsin elders, adults
with physical disabilities and adults with developmental disabilities who
are Medicaid eligible are included in communities across Wisconsin just
like everyone else. IRIS can help participants remain connected to others.
RESPECT – You choose
where you live, what relationships you build, where you work, and how
actively you participate in your community.
I SELF-DIRECT – IRIS
is a self-directed option in which you creatively use your monthly budget
allocation to help
meet your individual long-term care needs. You decide what is important to
Update: Plan Approval
Where to find updated information:
We will continue to update and add to the information about
IRIS and self-directed supports on these web pages, so check back frequently. If you need information that
is not published here, you may contact:
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Bureau of Long
1 West Wilson Street, Room 418
P.O. Box 7851
Madison WI 53707-7851
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April 23, 2014