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Legislative
Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WALA Applauds Joint Finance Committee Motion to Address Caregiver Shortage Crisis »
The Wisconsin Assisted Living Association (WALA) applauds the Wisconsin Legislature's Joint Committee on Finance for votin...
Wednesday, July 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Addresses Nurse Aide Hours of Instruction Requirements »
More than 40 state legislators have co-sponsored a bill that seeks to conform state law with federal law regarding hours o...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Take Up State Redistricting Case »
Could Have Broad Implications for Drawing of Legislative Maps Throughout Country and Whether GOP Holds Majority in WI...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Walker Signs Bills Modifying LTC Facility Definition, Allowing 7-Day Prescription Refills »
Gov. Scott Walker  last week Wednesday  also signed two other bills into law of note:   Sen...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Walker Signs Bill Into Law Expanding Access to Dental Care in LTC Settings »
Gov. Scott Walker last week signed a bill into law that will increase access to dental care for under served populati...

Regulatory
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
LTC Advisory Council News »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   The Wisconsin Long-Term Care Advisory Counci...
Friday, March 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AL Forum Recap »
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services held an Assisted Living Forum Tuesday in Madison. Some key items of...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Committee OK's Seemeyer Appointment Seemeyer: Pullback of Federal Regulations Could Benefit LTC »
The Senate Committee on Health and Human Services this week voted 5-0 to recommend the confirmation of Linda Seemeyer as W...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS: ADRC Functional Screen Found To Be Both Reliable, Consistent »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   Functional screening and options counsel...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assisted Living Forum Recap »
Alfred Johnson started the meeting with announcements including some staff updates. Save the Dates!  2017 Dates for t...

Family Care
Wednesday, July 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS Announces Family Care, IRIS Service Providers for Dane County »
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services today announced the managed care organizations selected to provide Family Care...
Thursday, September 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
WALA Seeks $40.4 Million Investment in Workforce »
The Wisconsin Assisted Living Association along with three other long-term care provider associations have unveiled ...
Friday, July 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three MCOs Announce Merger Plans »
Three Wisconsin Family Care managed care organizations - Community Care Connections of Wisconsin (CCCW), ContinuUs, and W...
Friday, June 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS Withdraws Family Care/IRIS 2.0 Concept Plan »
DHS Withdraws Family Care/IRIS 2.0 Concept Plan An Added Delay, but Action Anticipated in Months to Come...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Republican Legislators Call For More Information on Family Care 2.0 Plan »
Five Assembly Republicans, four who serve on the Assembly Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care, last Friday sent a letter...

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