Presentation from the Forum on the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid Reforms

On behalf of the Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force, we thank all who attended our Tuesday, September 3rd forum: A Forum on the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid Reforms: An Information and Planning Session on Outreach and Enrollment Strategies for People with Mental Illness in Milwaukee County.

Click here to view the Powerpoint presentation from the Forum.

We will continue the discussion regarding the ACA and Medicaid reforms with updates at the monthly meetings of the Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force which take place on the second Tuesday of the month from 3 – 5 PM at IndependenceFirst and are open to all.  If you are not currently on our email list and would like to be added, please reply to this email with your name and email address.

Special thanks to our tremendous forum speakers:

Joy Tapper, MPA, Executive Director – Milwaukee Health Care Partnership

Sarah Fraley, Southeast Wisconsin Medicaid Liaison for WI Department of Health Services

Susan Gadacz, MA, Director Community Services Branch – Milw. Cnty Behavioral Health Division

Ryan X Farrell, JD, Staff Attorney – Disability Rights Wisconsin

Sadie Tuescher, Disability Benefit Specialist, Milwaukee County Disability Resource Center

David R. Riemer, Senior Fellow, Community Advocates Public Policy Institute