WHAT DOES THE PROPOSED STATE BUDGET MEAN FOR ME?

On February 3, 2015, Governor Walker introduced his 2015-17 state budget. The proposed budget includes many changes to the long-term care system that will impact people with disabilities. Among the changes proposed, the Governor’s budget completely redesigns Family Care as we know it, eliminates IRIS, and gives the Department of Health Services sweeping authority—the ability to make significant changes on what services might be available to people and takes away local control of the long-term care programs that were designed by Wisconsin residents to reflect the needs in their communities.

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