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Health and Care

Redesigning Wisconsin's Long Term Care System

July 7, 1997

The following is a summary of the preliminary proposal by the Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services for the redesign of the service system for elderly and disabled people who need long term care and support. The department is seeking comment from the public in regard to the preliminary proposal.

Even though you may be young or you are caring for a young, disabled person, understand that long term care is extremely difficult to obtain. Planning well in advance is absolutely essential. Consider the summary of the proposal. We need your input.

The preliminary proposal has received enough public comment that the Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services is revising the proposal before further public hearings will occur. Until we learn more about the dates of the hearings, we encourage you to make public comment now, so the proposal can be revised including our input. You may still send your comments to the DHFS beyond the deadline on the proposal. For specific information, you can write to the DHFS.

Comments should be sent to:

DHFS Office of Strategic Finance
Long Term Care Redesign
PO Box 7850
Madison, WI 53707

Summary of the

Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services
Proposal for
Redesigning the Long Term Care System

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