Survival Coalition Wisconsin

The Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations is a cross-disability coalition of more than 40 state and local organizations and groups. For more than 20 years, Survival has been focused on changing and improving policies and practices that support people with disabilities of all ages to be full participants in community life.

Updates

2015 ADVOCACY PRIORITIES

This document outlines Survival Coalition’s priorities for the upcoming biennial budget period, and was prepared by current Survival issue teams. You may download the complete Advocacy Priorities Paper or you may download the individual issues: Adult Long Term Care, Children’s Long Term Supports, Medicaid, Mental Health, Education, Employment, Transportation, and Long Term Care Workforce.

What do changes in the Home and Community Based Settings rule mean for me?

Survival Coalition compiles a list of frequently asked questions about on the new CMS rules on Home and Community Based Settings. See more

Photo ID Education Campaign

Survival Coalition sent letters to Governor Walker and members of the Joint Finance Committee regarding the need to educate voters with disabilities about new election requirements prior to the November general election. Read letters to the Governor and Joint Finance Committee.

Date Set for Disability Advocacy Day 2015

Save the Date

Disability Advocacy Day, Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Monona Terrace, 1 John Nolen Dr.,  Madison, WI 

More information to be posted in January.

Support of H.R. 5098

Survival Coalition sends letter to DHS Secretary Kitty Rhoades to urge her support of H.R. 5098.

The bill, introduced by Representative Steve Daines (R-Montana) would delay the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate for an additional year for Medicaid and Medicare dependent long-term care service providers. Read more

Survival Coalition Letter on CMS Home and Community Based Settings (HCBS)

Letter to the Department of Health Services regarding recent changes to the federal CMS Home and Community Based Settings (HCBS) administrative rule.