Fox Valley Advocacy Coalition: Serving People with Disabilities and the Elderly in Northeast Wisconsin and the Fox Valley

Governor’s Task Force on Caregiving Public Hearing – June 29

Task Force Public Hearing: Monday, June 29, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Agenda Below

The Public Hearing will be online only.   There will be a survey posted on June 29 – July 14 for comments on the Governor’s Task Force on Caregiving website: https://gtfc.wisconsin.gov/

See Draft Proposals Ahead to Know When to Attend per Agenda:

https://gtfc.wisconsin.gov/content/draft-policy-proposals

Video Meeting via Zoom

https://dhswi.zoom.us/j/96084446193?pwd=Q2p3U2dCYzh4RkZwWGd2S0JwTEN3dz09

Toll-Free Audio: 1-844-708-2571

Meeting ID: 960 8444 6193

Agenda:

9:00 AM     Welcome and Guidelines for Public Input Session*

9:10-10:30 AM     Public Comment on Family Caregiving Proposals

  1. Caregiver Assessment: TCare – Tailored Caregiver Assessment and Referral
  2. Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Reinvestment/Caregiver Support
  3. Legislative Change: Family Medical Leave Act Amendments
  4. Legislative Change: WI Credit for Caring
  5. Legislative Change: The Care Act

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM     Public Comment on Rates Proposals

  1. Rates Band
  2. Nursing Home and Personal Care Payment Reform
  3. Medical Loss Ratio
  4. Direct Care Worker Fund

12:30-1:15 PM     Public Comment on Benefits Proposals

  1. Medicaid Expansion
  2. Earnings Disregard

1:15-2:45 PM     Public Comment on Untapped Workforce Proposals

  1. Statewide Caregiver Training: Statewide Direct Support Professional Training
  2. Recognition and Recruitment of Direct Support Professionals
  3. Background Check Policies
  4. Regulation & Compliance: Regulatory proposals for pre and post-COVID-19

2:45 PM – 4:00 PM     Public Comment on Home Care Provider Registry

  1. Proposal or Any Other Proposal