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iCare Medicare Plan (HMO D-SNP) Members Get Ready for Healthy Rewards!

Taking control of your health can be rewarding! If you are an iCare Medicare (HMO D-SNP) member, you may be rewarded for healthy behaviors!

iCare wants to help you stay abreast of the latest recommendations about Coronaviruses

PPE Grant for Residential Providers

Grant funds are available to iCare Family Care Partnership residential providers to partially offset past, current and/or future costs for personal protective equipment (PPE) for residents and staff resulting from the pandemic.

Blog Topic
  • COVID-19
  • Health Education
Audience Type
  • Provider

COVID-19 Vaccine Assistance Hotline Now Available

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today that in addition to the numerous resources available on the DHS COVID-19 vaccine page, Wisconsinites can now call for personal assistance with their vaccine-related questions. Find out more!

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  • Member

Same-Day Transportation to COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Available for Eligible BadgerCare Plus and Wisconsin Medicaid Members

Same-Day Transportation to COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Available for Eligible BadgerCare Plus and Wisconsin Medicaid Members including iCare BadgerCare Plus and iCare Medicaid SSI members.

Blog Topic
  • COVID-19
  • Health Education
Audience Type
  • Member
iCare wants medical professionals to know about the CAHPS Survey

What Medical Professionals Need to Know About the CAHPS Survey

The growing use of the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) surveys has created a need for strategies that health plans, medical groups, physician practices, and other organizations can use to improve patients’ experiences with care.

Blog Topic
  • Health Measures
  • Patient Satisfaction
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  • Provider
iCare wants to protect our communities from COVID-19

Letter to iCare Family Care Partnership members about COVID-19 vaccination for caregivers

As a participant in the Family Care Partnership (HMO D-SNP) program, your caregivers are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine now. Vaccinators across the state are actively vaccinating individuals in the highest priority category. Click to view or download the full letter.

Blog Topic
  • COVID-19
  • Health Education
Audience Type
  • Member
North Shore Pharmacy is  in the iCare provider network,

Pharmacy in iCare network recognized for COVID-19 efforts

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel featured North Shore Pharmacy, a pharmacy in the iCare provider network, in an article titled "How the new owners of an 89-year-old pharmacy reinvented and found a simple, local way to administer vaccines."

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  • COVID-19
  • Pharmacy
Audience Type
  • Member
  • Provider

Right to Have a Support Person/Caregiver at Appointments

People with Disabilities have the right to have a Support Person/Caregiver at appointments, even during COVID. The Governor's Committee for People with Disabilities (GCPD) is dedicated to enhancing the health and well-being of individuals with disabilities. Please take their survey.

Blog Topic
  • COVID-19
iCare wants to make sure that you know the best ways to stay protected from Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates for Members

iCare wants to keep our members healthy. We want to make sure that you know the best ways to stay protected from Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Blog Topic
  • COVID-19
  • Health Education
Audience Type
  • Member
 Independent Care Health Plan (iCare) members can get a free test for Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Free In-home COVID-19 Tests for iCare Members

If your community does not offer free COVID-19 tests, or you’d just rather take the test in your own home, Independent Care Health Plan (iCare) members can get a free test kit. There is no cost for the test or to process the results.

Blog Topic
  • COVID-19
  • Health Education
Audience Type
  • Member

Members Must Report Changes to Income Maintenance or Tribal Agency

Any life changes like getting married or divorced, moving, or a change in dependents within your household needs to be reported to your income maintenance or tribal agency. Learn what changes need to be reported and how to do that.

Free Online Courses for Family Caregivers

“Most people find themselves responsible for the care of another person with little warning. In the midst of a global pandemic, we realize that caregivers need easy access to innovative resources that complement the training." Read about free online courses available for caregivers!

Infection Prevention and Control for Assisted Living Providers

Basic hygiene and disease prevention measures can save lives. With cold and flu season upon us and COVID a threat to the lives of the elderly patients and residents in our care, it is critical for us to practice disease prevention and to educate the caregivers we employ. The Centers for Disease Control and Wisconsin Department of Health Services offer an abundance of resources. Learn more!

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  • COVID-19
  • Health Education
Audience Type
  • Provider
The Prescription Portal and mobile app helps iCare Medicare members quickly manage your budget

Introducing the iCare Prescription Portal and Mobile App

The Prescription Portal and mobile app will help iCare Medicare members quickly manage your budget and health, including viewing your medications and copays, finding the lowest cost for your medications, ocating the pharmacies closest to you with the best cost options for your medications and those offering flu shots and other important vaccines and more.

Blog Topic
  • Benefits
  • Pharmacy
Audience Type
  • Member

Preparing for the Wisconsin COVID-19 Vaccine Program

DHS is planning for the Wisconsin COVID-19 Vaccination program. Vaccinator enrollment in the program will soon be open to entities such as: pharmacies, health care providers, health care systems, local and tribal health departments, and mass vaccination sites. Read this iCare blog article for more info.

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  • COVID-19
  • Health Education
Audience Type
  • Provider

COVID-19 resources for adults in long-term care programs

iCare is sharing that the Wisconsin Department of Health Services has created a plain-language section of the DHS website with resources specifically for adults in Wisconsin long-term care programs such as Partnership.

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  • COVID-19
  • Health Education
Audience Type
  • Member

Voting News for Care Facilities

iCare is sharing this message on behalf of the Wisconsin Elections Commission and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Special Voting Deputies (SVDs) will not be dispatched to care facilities to administer voting for the November 3 election.

Blog Topic
  • Health Education
  • Voting Rights
Audience Type
  • Member

Advocate Aurora offers flu shots at no cost to you!

Advocate Aurora is offering FREE flu shots at mobile locations around Milwaukee in September and October. Find out more!

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  • Member
Thanks to Voting Webinar Participants

Thanks to Voting Webinar Participants

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition and Barbara Beckert offer a thank you to everyone who participated in our series of webinars, Voting in the Time of Pandemic, sponsored in part by iCare.

Blog Topic
  • Benefits
  • Voting Rights
Audience Type
  • Provider

Nurse Practitioners Wanted

iCare is growing our network. We’re seeking to contract with Nurse Practitioners to conduct in-home health assessments. Read more about how you can contract with iCare.

Blog Topic
  • Network Changes
Audience Type
  • Provider

Election Season is Coming Up

Your vote is your voice! Understand how to register to vote in Wisconsin in time for the November presidential election. Whether you wish to vote in person or by absentee ballot, read more about how and where to register to vote.

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  • Voting Rights
Audience Type
  • Member
  • Provider
 Celebrate  30th years of the ADA

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the ADA

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition invites you to join with us to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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  • Benefits
  • Community Based Organizations
  • SilverSneakers
  • Voting Rights
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  • Member

COVID-19 Activity Level Data Dashboard

A new resource from Wisconsin Department of Health Services has been posted. The intent of the dashboard is to provide Wisconsinites with the tools they need to most effectively respond to COVID-19.

Blog Topic
  • COVID-19
Juneteenth

Juneteenth Message to iCare Members

Read a Juneteenth message from Tom Lutzow, President and CEO of Independent Care Health Plan (iCare).

Audience Type
  • Member
  • Provider

Return to Work Guidance

Guidance from the Wisconsin Department of Health Service for Health Care Providers returning to work after COVID-19.

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  • COVID-19
  • Health Education
Audience Type
  • Provider

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