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Conference Call Details Join by Computer: Skype Meeting or Skype Web App Or Join by Phone: (608) 316-9000 Conference ID: 612472 If you connect by computer, click the microphone button to switch between mute and unmute. If you connect by phone, *6 lets you switch between mute and unmute. ________________________________________ AGENDA 9:00 AM Meeting Call to Order Betsy Genz, Associate Director, Bureau of Adult Programs and Policy - Introductions - Approval of minutes 9:05 AM Employment Presentation Lindsey Kreitzman, Section Chief, Bureau of Adult Quality and Oversight Amy Chartier, Section Chief, Bureau of Adult Programs and Policy 10:35 AM Break 10:45 AM Self-Direction Workgroup Amy Chartier, Section Chief, Bureau of Adult Programs and Policy 11:00 AM Department Updates Betsy Genz, Director, Bureau of Adult Programs and Policy Amy Chartier, IRIS Management Section Chief, Bureau of Adult Programs and Policy 11:30 AM Public Comment Amy Chartier, Section Chief, Bureau of Adult Programs and Policy 12:00 PM Working Lunch 12:30 PM DMS Long Term Care Quality Strategy Betsy Genz, Director, Bureau of Adult Programs and Policy 2:00 PM Committee Website Betsy Genz, Director, Bureau of Adult Programs and Policy 2:10 PM TMG Emergency Response to Flooding Shanna Jensen, TMG, Sr. Director of IRIS Consultation Services 2:20 PM Budget Amendments and One-Time Expenses Sheldon Kroning, Quality Assurance Program Specialist, Bureau of Adult Programs and Policy 2:35 PM Future Agenda Items Betsy Genz, Director, Bureau of Adult Programs and Policy 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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