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IRIS Advisory Committee

05/22/2018 09:00 AM - 05 /22/2018 03:00 PM

Lussier Center - LePine Room 3101 Lake Farm Road, Madison, WI- 53711


Agency: Department of Health Services
Contact: Suzanne Ziehr

Join by Skype: Join by phone: 608-316-9000 Conference ID 195816 AGENDA 9:00 AM Meeting Call to Order Betsy Genz, Associate Director, Bureau of Adult Long Term Care Services - Introductions - Approval of minutes 9:15 AM Department Updates Betsy Genz, Associate Director, Bureau of Adult Long Term Care Services 10:15 AM Participant Satisfaction Surveys Betsy Genz, Associate Director, Bureau of Adult Long Term Care Services 10:45 AM Break 11:00 AM IAC Composition Update Betsy Genz, Associate Director, Bureau of Adult Long Term Care Services 11:30 AM Public Comment 12:00 PM Working Lunch 12:30 PM IRIS Enrollment Reports Chris Sell, WISITS System Administrator, Bureau of Adult Long Term Care Services 1:00 PM One Time Expense Sheldon Kroning Quality Assurance Program Specialist-Team Lead, Bureau of Adult Long Term Care Services - Request to modify three (3) bid requirement 1:20 PM Global Cash Cards and Associated Fees Betsy Genz, Associate Director, Bureau of Adult Long Term Care Services 1:30 min Ombudsman Update Kim Marheine, Ombudsman Services Supervisor, State of Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long Term Care John O’Keefe, IRIS Program and Policy Analyst, Bureau of Adult Long-Term Care Services 2:00 AM Participant Education Manual Maureen Ryan, Executive Director, Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers, Inc. 3:00 PM Adjourn 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 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

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