May 22, 2012

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 This link also includes background information on the proposals.

Green Bay
Thursday, March 8, 2012
3:00 - 6:00 P.M.
The Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
1315 Lime Kiln Road
Multi-Purpose Room
Green Bay, WI 54311

La Crosse

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.