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Health officials seek feedback on SeniorCare program proposal

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Gazette staff
June 28, 2012
— The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is seeking input from community partners, stakeholders and participants in the SeniorCare program on a draft request to renew the program.
The department has scheduled town hall meetings throughout the state to solicit feedback on the proposal. Those interested in speaking will have up to five minutes to share their comments at the forums. Those who wish to give input but do not want to speak can submit their written feedback at the meetings or online at dhs.wisconsin.gov/seniorcare/input.

Public town hall meetings are scheduled in Stevens Point from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, June 28, at the Portage County Annex, 1462 Strongs Ave.; in Waukesha from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, June 29, at the State Office Building, 141 NW Barstow St.; and in Hudson from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, July 13, at St. Croix County Government Center, 1101 Carmichael Road.


Nearly 87,000 Wisconsin seniors receive prescription drug benefits through SeniorCare. The Department of Health Services plans to submit its final waiver request to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services at the end of August.



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