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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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  • Health Education
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  • 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.

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  • Health Education
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  • Member

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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  • Health Education
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  • 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!

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.

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  • Benefits
  • SilverSneakers
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  • Member
iCare wants to help you stay abreast of the latest recommendations about Coronaviruses

COVID-19 Updates for Providers from iCare Prior Authorization

September 9, 2020: The iCare Prior Authorization team wants providers to know that our PA team is fully operational despite COVID-19. Some of our PA policies have been revised in response to the crisis. For full information, read the full blog article.

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  • Health Education
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  • 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.

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.

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

Coronavirus Information for Providers

This blog page will be a central location for providers to view updated information and announcements from iCare related to COVID-19.

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  • Health Education
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  • 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
  • SilverSneakers
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  • Member

Return to Work Guidance

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

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.

Juneteenth

Juneteenth Message to iCare Members

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

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  • Benefits
  • SilverSneakers
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  • Member

#MaskUpMKE

What started as a local initiative to supply masks to Milwaukee's essential workers has turned into a national effort. Find out more about #MaskUpMKE and how you can help in their latest campaign.

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  • Member
  • Provider
Video shows how iCare puts their core values into action

iCare featured in video by Thriving Communities

Thriving Communities asked iCare if they could create a video about real iCare members and real iCare staff. They wanted to help show how iCare puts their core values into action and delivers meaningful results for members.

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  • Care Coordination/ Care Management
  • Health Coaches
  • Health Education
  • Homelessness
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  • Member
  • Provider

Volunteer to support Wisconsin's COVID-19 response

DHS is creating a wide network of volunteers to increase capacity at hospitals and clinics across Wisconsin. Both active and retired health care professionals can volunteer for these critical roles. Find out more and volunteer!

Food Benefits for Children

Children who normally receive free or reduced price meals through their school continue to have access to nutritious meals while schools are closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Benefits
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  • Member
  • Provider

US Small Business Coronavirus Relief Assistance

Due to the coronavirus, small businesses and sole proprietorships can apply for and receive loans to cover their payroll and other certain expenses through existing SBA lenders. Find out if you may qualify.

iCare Community Health Worker/Health Coach Jarvis West  featured by WPHA

Electronic Visit Verification Informational Video

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has released an information video for iCare's providers and members about Electronic Visit Verification.

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  • Health Education
  • Health Measures
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  • Member
  • Provider

COVID-19 Update for Providers from iCare Prior Authorization

April 16, 2020: iCare has determined that the removal of the Prior Authorization requirement in advance of transferring from acute to subacute facilities will better serve our members and lighten the burden on our providers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Home Care advice from  Wisconsin DHS is shared by iCare

New COVID-19 guidance for home care providers

This quick iCare blog article describes new COVID-19 guidance from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services which has been developed for home care providers.

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  • Provider
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).

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  • Health Education
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  • Member

Those with Acute Respiratory Illness Should be Tested for COVID-19

DHS Now Recommends Health Care Providers test all patients with acute respiratory illness for COVID-19. Read the full article to learn more.

Watching out for Wisconsin's Children and Families

As Wisconsin keeps physically healthy by staying Safer at Home, children have fewer interactions with many of the professionals trained to observe and mandated to report suspected child abuse. So it is critical for us all to be aware of the signs of child abuse and know what to do.

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  • Health Education
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  • Member
  • Provider

DCF Connecting Essential Workforce Families to Child Care

The Wisconsin Department of Children and Families is connecting essential workforce families to child care. Read the full article to see how you can request childcare or search available care in your area.

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  • Provider

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