MILWAUKEE MENTAL HEALTH TASK FORCE SUMMIT.
Events & Meetings
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
The Future of Health Care Reform
Implications for People with Disabilities
United Cerebral Palsy of Southeastern Wisconsin & Disability Rights Wisconsin
In partnership with Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force & Make it Work Milwaukee Coalition
This forum featured:
Executive Vice President for Public Policy for National United Cerebral Palsy
Research and Program Coordinator – Community Advocates Public Policy Institute
Susan Gadacz, MA
Director Community Services Branch, Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division
Here are some helpful background materials for use in planning of the Youth Mental Health Summit: