Category: Long Term Care
This week lawmakers kicked off the first hearings on Gov. Tony Evers’ budget. Janet Zander, advocacy and public policy coordinator at the Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources, praised the budget for putting more resources toward dementia and Medicaid.
Gov. Tony Evers will propose erasing a wait list for a state program serving children with disabilities in his budget Thursday.
Long-term care advocates want to address a workforce shortage by increasing Medicaid rates and allowing direct care workers and family caregivers to buy into BadgerCare.Read More
There's more work to be done to ensure that children with disabilities are getting the services they need, according to Lea Kitz, the new executive director for Disability Rights Wisconsin.