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The WI Council on Children’s Long Term Supports, in collaboration with
the Department of Health Services (DHS), will hold two listening sessions
to get input from families on cost-saving ideas related to the state's
Medicaid programs. DHS Secretary Dennis Smith and DHS Deputy Secretary
Kitty Rhoades are very interested in hearing from families, and this is a
great opportunity to provide your suggestions. These ideas will help DHS
develop plans aimed at improving overall consumer care, streamlining
program delivery and stabilizing programs to ensure long-term
These listening sessions can be accessed directly from your home: you do
not have to travel anywhere. Individuals who are interested in speaking
are asked to keep comments to three minutes.
Listening Session #1: Monday, May 9, 2011, from 3:00 to 5:00 PM with DHS
Deputy Secretary Kitty Rhoades
Listening Session #2: Wednesday, May 18, 2011, from 9:30 to 10:30 AM
with DHS Secretary Dennis Smith
Each listening session can be attended via Live Meeting (online) or
telephone conference call.
To learn more about the listening sessions, including instructions for
how to prepare to participate, go to: http://tinyurl.com/3tx58tg
Those who would like to share their ideas and do not wish to speak are
encouraged to submit their written comments using this online link:
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WI-Medicaid. (Please note that this online
survey will be active through May 20.)