Wisconsin Partnership Program
Mission and Principles
The mission of the
Wisconsin Partnership Program is to maximize the ability of members to live in the setting
of their choice, participate in community life, and be engaged in the decision-making
processes regarding their own care.
The Wisconsin Partnership Program will ensure that members receive high quality health
care and other supports necessary to be valued citizens in the community.
Partnership guiding principles are to:
Deliver and coordinate health and long-term care through an interdisciplinary team.
Treat its members as dignified individuals who are accountable for their
responsibilities and entitled to their rights.
Allow members to manage their own services to the greatest extent possible or to the
extent they desire.
Offer members the information necessary to make informed decisions.
Deliver quality services that are both member and provider friendly, on a timely basis.
Improve the attitudes and practices of the health care profession toward frail elderly
and people with disabilities.
Maintain physical and mental health standards to assure optimal levels of health and
functioning for members.
Support its members to develop and maintain friendships and participate with their
Consider the changing needs of its members and to flexibly adapt services as necessary.
Emphasize members self-reliance and sense of self worth.
Carry out the member service plan by utilizing effectively and equitably the available
Principles to guide member participation:
Marketing and Member Materials: Members review marketing materials
for cultural awareness and readability.
: Members provide feedback for primary care
physician reviews, the provider network and the Partnership organization via surveys,
interviews or focus groups.
: Members have rights and responsibilities in
: Members may participate on grievance
Grievance and Appeals
: Members may participate on QA/I committees;
sites use consumer-defined quality indicators.
: Members participate on the governing
body and on the ethics committee.
: Members participate in
assessments, service planning and delivery. Members have opportunities to choose or request:
Member/Team Shared Responsibility
May 09, 2013