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  • Update: Long-Term Care Redesign in Wisconsin

    July 28, 2016: The Department of Health Services has announced plans to expand Family Care and IRIS programs statewide by beginning of 2018. Read more

    June 9, 2016:  The Wisconsin Department of Health Services contacted the co-chairs of Joint Finance to withdraw its Concept Plan on Family Care/IRIS 2.0. Read more

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  • Discussion Forum

    Wanda Viellieux

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    Posted On: 06/30/16 12:14:13PM
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    thanks for that info

    Stacy Ellingen

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    Posted On: 06/30/16 10:09:28AM
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    Totally agree!  And, now, nobody will be approved until after  the 10th because the background check system is being updated..

    Wanda Viellieux

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    Posted On: 06/30/16 09:52:20AM
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    I use workers for supportive home care but not personal care. Yes, we ran into the same thing that IRIS (ILIFE) is taking so long to process paperwork.

    Stacy Ellingen

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    Posted On: 06/30/16 09:13:44AM
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    That's interesting, Wanda.  Did you hire the girl through IRIS SDPC?  I posted an ad on Facebook as well.  I  also posted on  the local colleges job  sites and indeed.com.   I was amazed how many responses i received.   My issue now is that IRIS...