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IRIS Advisory Committee

11/27/2018 09:00 AM - 11 /27/2018 03:00 PM

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


Agency: Department of Health Services
Contact: Suzanne Ziehr


IRIS Advisory Committee
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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

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Conference ID 612472
9:00 am
	Meeting Call to Order
Betsy Genz, Associate Director, DHS - 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
9:45 am
	BOALTC IRIS Ombudsman Update
Kathi Miller, Board on Aging and Long Term Care
10:00 am	EVV Webinar
11:30 am	Public Comment
12:00 pm	Working Lunch
12:30 pm
	Direct Care Workforce
Betsy Genz, Associate Director, Bureau of Adult Long Term Care Services
1:00 pm
	Charter Discussion 
Betsy Genz, Associate Director, Bureau of Adult Long Term Care Services
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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Reasonable accommodations, including the provision of informational material in an alternative format, will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. This agency, to the maximum extent possible, holds all meetings in facilities that are physically accessible to persons with disabilities.  For questions about accessibility, contact the meeting's sponsoring division.