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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 2, 2012

 

CONTACT: Beth Kaplan, (608) 266-1683

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.

Milwaukee

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Milwaukee Center for Independence
Conference Center
2020 West Wells St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Wausau

Friday, March 30, 2012
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Northcentral Technical College
Auditorium
1000 W. Campus Drive
Wausau, WI 54401

** 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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