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Join by computer https://meet.dhs.wisconsin.gov/suzanne.ziehr/GFL369RB?sl=1 or Join by phone (608) 316-9000 Conference ID: 612472 AGENDA 9:00 AM Meeting Call to Order Betsy Genz, Deputy Director, Bureau of Adult Programs & Policy (BAPP), DHS - Introductions - Approval of minutes 9:05 AM Quality Priorities Curtis Cunningham, Associate Administrator, Long Term Care Benefits & Programs, DHS 10:35 AM Break (10 min) 10:45 AM Department Updates Betsy Genz, Deputy Director, BAPP, DHS Amy Chartier, IRIS Section Chief, BAPP, DHS 10:55 AM Participant Education Manual Katie Kelnhofer, Contract Specialist, BAPP, DHS Amy Chartier, IRIS Section Chief, BAPP, DHS 11:20 AM WISITS Update Chris Sell, WISITS System Administrator, BAPP, DHS 11:35 AM Public Comment Amy Chartier, IRIS Section Chief, BAPP, DHS 12:05 PM Working Lunch (over) 12:35 PM IRIS 10 Year Celebration Betsy Genz, Deputy Director, BAPP, DHS 12:55 PM National Core Indicators Survey Results Angela Witt, Integrated Data & Analytics Section Chief, BLTCF, DHS 2:25 PM Future Meeting Agenda Items Betsy Genz, Deputy Director, BAPP, DHS 2:30 PM IRIS Advisory Committee Charter and Composition Betsy Genz, Deputy Director, BAPP, DHS The purpose of this meeting is to conduct the governmental business outlined in the above agenda. The IRIS Advisory Committee is created by DHS to advise on matters that directly concern the IRIS Program. The Committee is expected to be a provide input, guidance, and community feedback to DHS to enable them to administer the IRIS Program within the allowances of the waiver and to ensure that it is a cost-effective and sustainable Long Term Care program. The establishment of the committee is referenced in the Wisconsin 1915 (c) Home and Community-Based Services Waiver WI.0484.R02 as authorized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services More information about the Committee is available at https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/iris/iris-advisory-committee-charter.pdf. DHS is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. If you need accommodations because of a disability, if you need an interpreter or translator, or if you need this material in another language or in alternate format, you may request assistance to participate by contacting Suzanne Ziehr at 608-264-6726 or Suzanne.Ziehr@dhs.wisconsin.gov.
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