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Long-Term Care Reform

Planning for Change in Long-Term Care (Family Care)

Dane County continues to operate Medicaid Waiver Programs and the Community Options Programs (COP) for older adults and adults with disabilities. These programs provide long-term care services for eligible adults and are often referred to as the legacy waiver programs. Statewide, these programs are transitioning to a managed long-term care program called Family Care. On , the Wisconsin Department of Health Services announced its intention to implement Family Care 1.0 and IRIS in the seven remaining legacy waiver counties over the next 18-24 months. The full press release states that WDHS plans to transition Dane County to Family Care/IRIS during the first quarter of .