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Unpacking DHS’s Budget Request

On Sept. 17, state agencies submitted their 2019-21 biennial budget requests that, in total, included roughly $2.5 billion dollars in additional funding (according to Wispolitics). Accounting for the bulk of the increase in state general purpose revenue (GPR) are the usual cost drivers – education, health care and corrections. Coming in a distant second to the Department […]

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Elder Care

DHS Long-term Care Initiatives

The Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, Division of Disability and Elder Services, has embarked on an initiative to expand managed long-term care options for elders and people with disabilities in Wisconsin. Long-term care consists of services and supports that people need to meet their daily needs. (more…)

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DHS Virtual Pace Initiative

Wisconsin Department of Health Services has released a draft proposal for the provision of integrated care to people who are eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. The proposal will be available for public review for thirty days. (more…)

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