On November 23, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services approved Wisconsin's 1915(b) and 1915(c) waiver application renewals. The new waivers are effective from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2024, and are available on the Family Care: State and Federal Requirements page.
Inclusa and Lakeland Care will provide Family Care services in Brown, Door, Kewaunee, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, and Shawano counties
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced that based on results from a recent competitive process, Inclusa and Lakeland Care managed care organizations (MCOs) have been selected to provide the Family Care program in Brown, Door, Kewaunee, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, and Shawano counties beginning January 1, 2020. Care Wisconsin will no longer provide the program in those counties after December 31, 2019. IRIS service options in those counties will remain unchanged. Learn more about what this change may mean for you.
Electronic Visit Verification (EVV)
In response to the federal 21st Century Cures Act, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is required to implement Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) for Medicaid-covered personal care services and home health services. DHS has created a dedicated webpage where providers can view all current EVV information. Providers are encouraged to visit the webpage frequently.