|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 21, 2012
CONTACT: Beth Kaplan, (608)
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES TO HOLD TOWN HALL
MEETINGS ON LONG TERM CARE SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES
MADISON—The Department of Health Services is seeking input from
consumers, community partners, integrated health systems, and providers on
its Long Term Care Sustainability Initiatives.
"We have worked extensively with consumers, advocates and partners
to develop reforms that meet the needs of those individuals we serve and
ensure Wisconsin's long term care programs are sustainable," said
Department of Health Services Secretary Dennis G. Smith. "We are
taking our proposals on the road to get additional feedback from people
around the state."
Individuals who are interested in speaking will have up to five minutes
to share their ideas at the forums. Those who would like to share their
ideas and do not wish to speak are encouraged to submit their written
feedback at the meeting or through the Department's online survey at http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/ltcreform/.
This link also includes background information on the proposals.
|Thursday, March 8, 2012
3:00 - 6:00 P.M.
|The Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community
1315 Lime Kiln Road
Green Bay, WI 54311
|Friday, March 9, 2012
2:00 - 5:00 P.M.
| UW-La Crosse
1725 State Street
Cartwright Center, Room 339
La Crosse, WI 54601
Free Parking: Lot C-2
|Monday, March 12, 2012
2:00 - 5:00 P.M.
| Goodman Community Center
149 Waubesa Street
Evjue Room D
Madison, WI 53704
Additional town hall meetings will be scheduled in Milwaukee and
Wausau. Details will be announced once they are confirmed.
** People needing special accommodations to attend or participate in
the meeting should notify the Department of Health Services at
608-266-9622 (TTY 888-701-1250) by the day prior to the event.
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February 12, 2014