Forum on the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid Reforms:

The Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force Invites You to


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


Tuesday, September 3, 2013

9:00 – 11:00 AM


Disability Rights Wisconsin, first floor meeting room - Suite 2135

6737 West Washington Street, Milwaukee, WI


Our panel will include (list in formation):


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

Heather Dummer Combs, ‎Health Care Enrollment Project Manager -
Milwaukee Health Care Partnership

Susan Gadacz, MA, Director Community Services Branch - 
Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division

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


This Forum will cover the following topics:


1.    Review of changes and impact on people with mental illness including covered benefits and medications

2.    Review of target population segments for enrollment and key organizations that interface with Mental Health clients, such as homeless, individuals in active treatment, incarcerated, children, individuals in supported living environments

3.    Identify current or possible enrollment assisters including potential Certified Application Counselors (CACs) and host organizations

4.    Identify key mobilizers – agents for consumer outreach and education

5.    Create mental health outreach and enrollment work group of MMHTF linked to MKEN?

6.    Discuss premium payment methods for people with mental illness.

Note: This session will not provide assistance for individuals regarding options for coverage.

Register online at:

September 03, 2013 at 9am - 11am
Disability Rights Wisconsin
6737 W Washington St
first floor meeting room - Suite 2135
Milwaukee, WI 53214
United States
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