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Legislative
4 hours ago
Announcement: DHS CNA Update »
WALA Advocates on your Behalf:  DHS CNA Update...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcement: Additional Speaker for Legislative Day »
WALA is pleased to announce that JR Ross, Editor of  WisPolitics.com , will be speaking at our Legislative Day.&nbs...
Friday, April 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Day Update! »
Friday, April 12th 2019...
Friday, March 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin Assisted Living Association (WALA) Statement on Caregiver Funding in 2019-21 State Budget »
   Wisconsin Assisted Living Association (WALA) Statement on Caregiver Funding in 2019-21 State Budget...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
WALA Commends Gov. Evers on Creation of Caregiving Task Force »
For further information, contact Michael Pochowski: 608-288-0377   MADISON - The Wisconsin Assisted Living...

Regulatory
Sunday, August 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS Identifies Supervision As a Growing Problem in AL Facilities »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions, WALA Lobbyist   The Wisconsin Department of Health Services...
Wednesday, May 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assisted Living Forum Summary from May 15, 2018 »
From Government Policy Solutions   The Wisconsin Department of Health Services held its Assisted Living Forum v...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
WI LTC Advisory Council Meeting Summary​ »
From Forbes McIntosh, Government Policy Solutions. WALA Lobbyist   The Wisconsin Department of Health Services'...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Free Workforce Solutions Webinar on Thursday, May 3 »
From the Department of Health Services The WisCaregiver Career Program is sponsoring a series of webinars featuring n...
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...

Family Care
Wednesday, October 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
WALA Submits Comments to DHS for Upcoming Family Care Waiver Renewal »
The Family Care Waiver renewal process is underway as the current contract expires on December 31, 2019.  The Departm...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MCOs Distribute MOU/Addendum for Direct Care Workforce Payments - Clarification and FAQs Given »
On your behalf,  WALA sent a note to DHS and the stakeholders on  6/6/18  expressing our concerns on a...
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...

Member News
Wednesday, April 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
All new WALA Member Benefit! »
Special Edition: New Member Benefit!...
Thursday, November 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is Your Facility Prepared to Deal with Granny Cams and Smart Devices? »
Smart devices such as Amazon Echo, Google Home or the installation of “granny-cams” are opening up a new landscape of liab...
Monday, October 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Brown County Community Education Event 12/07/18 - Alzheimer's Research: Latest Findings »
From the Brown County Community Education Group: Alzheimer's Research: The Latest Findings   Friday, Dece...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
WALA CEO Attends New Community Dedication »
Mayor Bryan Kennedy, Representative Dan Knodl of Assembly District 24, and Mike Pochowski, CEO of Wisconsin Assisted Livin...
Tuesday, September 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurse Aide Renewal Instructions After September 1, 2018 »
On August 20 th  the Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) issued a  notification  to nursing homes, hospital...

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