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Legislative
15 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Walker Signs Welfare, Opioid Bills »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   Gov. Scott Walker last week signed into...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Signs Two LTC Bills »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   Gov. Scott Walker last week signed more t...
Friday, March 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate OK's Numerous LTC Bills »
The state Senate met March 20 in its last general-business floor period of 2017-18 and signed off on numerous bills,...
Monday, March 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Signs Healthcare Stability Plan Bill Into Law »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   The governor signed his Healthcare Stabilit...
Friday, February 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assembly Concludes for the Year »
The state Assembly met three times this week -  Tuesday ,  Wednesday  and  Thursday  - befo...

Regulatory
Wednesday, April 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey: Many LGBT Adults Fear Treatment at LTC Facilities »
More than 60 percent of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) adults age 45 and older say they're worried that a lo...
Monday, March 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LTC Advisory Council Summary - March 13, 2018 »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   The Wisconsin Department of Health Services...
Monday, March 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assisted Living Forum Summary from March 13, 2018 »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   The Wisconsin Department of Health Services'...
Monday, March 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid Dispensing Down 20% in 2 Years »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   The Wisconsin Department of Safety and P...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
March 2018 RESOLVE FORUM »
The Bureau of Assisted Living (BAL) and the Bureau of Adult Long-Term Care Services (BALTCS) is collaborating with the Lea...

Family Care
Monday, March 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on Caregiver Funding State Budget Provision »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   DHS to Submit Plan to CMS for Review \ App...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Providers, DHS, and MCOs Met To Discuss Family Care Funding Budget Increase »
On December 21, 2017, WALA, along with other long-term care associations and providers met to discuss how the funds from t...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WALA PROVIDER FAQ: INTERACTIONS WITH MCO MEMBERS »
Q.        If my facility is terminating its contract with an MCO and my facility is st...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Inclusa Rate Change Survey Results - Nov 2017 »
In November 2017, Inclusa, a managed care organization serving Family Care clients in 51 Wisconsin counties, notified prov...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assisted Living Community Alert - Family Care MCO Contracts and Rate Changes »
In response to on-going concerns related to Family Care MCO rate cuts that have been reported by some residential provider...

Member News
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
WALA Awards Accreditation to Diamond Program Participant, ​Oak Run CBRF and Path Ways AFH »
WALA Awards Accreditation to Diamond Program Participant, Oak Run CBRF and Path Ways AFH   NECEDAH,...
Thursday, March 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
WALA Executive Director Jim Murphy Announces Retirement »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 15, 2018 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Sarah Bass (608) 288-0246  ...

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