WMA encourages all MBs in Wisconsin to meet the following requirements:
DHS Requirement: IRIS, Self-Directed Waiver Program Integrity
The responsible spending of public dollars is generally referred to as self-directed waiver program integrity. Microboards must operate with the highest level of integrity to ensure public dollars are spent responsibly.
State Requirement: Wisconsin Non-Stock, Non-Profit
Any entity that conducts business transactions in the State of Wisconsin must fit into one of the legal entities as described by the State of Wisconsin. This is a State of Wisconsin requirement. Because a Microboard is to support one person with a disability and their long-term care needs, the only legal structure the Wisconsin Microboard Association will recognize is a State of Wisconsin Chapter 181 Non-Stock, Non-Profit Corporation.
Medicaid: Fraud, Waste and Abuse
Microboard principles and guidelines are ethical practices that embrace Medicaid’s definitions of Fraud, Waste and Abuse.