Fiscal Employer Agent Services for IRIS Participants

GT Independence is proud to provide statewide Fiscal Employer Agent services to all Participants in the Wisconsin IRIS program.

Benefits of Choosing GT Independence

  • Dedicated Customer Service – Our knowledgeable customer care team is available to serve you by phone or email from 7am-5pm CST, Monday through Friday. Our customers reach a real person in less than 30 seconds on average when calling us and over 98% of customers report that they are satisfied with services from GT Independence.
  • Secure Web Portal – Access your monthly IRIS budget report, participant-hired workers paystubs, and other documents from your smartphone or tablet through the GT Independence portal. You can also easily create, approve and submit employee time reports through your personal portal account.
  • Easy to Read Reports – We offer multiple monthly budget report styles that are easily readable and provide you with the information you need to easily self-direct your care. Your report is available on your phone or tablet through your portal account and is also mailed to your home each month.
  • Fast and Easy Payment of Participant-Hired Workers – Participant-hired workers can choose to receive their paycheck by direct deposit or VISA debit cash card. Participant-hired workers can submit timesheets 24/7 by fax, email, or online and can receive a text or email confirming that their timesheet has been received.
  • Person-Centered Self-Direction – GT Independence is a family owned and operated company and we are passionate about empowering those that we serve to live the life of their choosing. We welcome customer feedback and are continuously working to improve the experience of our customers.
  • Industry Leader – GT Independence is a leader in providing fiscal services to home and community based programs and has over 12 years of experience serving participants. We have received the highest industry accreditation from CARF for exemplary service to our customers.

How to select GT as your Fiscal Employer Agent

Follow the steps to the right to select GT Independence through the IRIS program.

  • Enroll in the IRIS Program
  • Inform your IRIS Consultant Agency (ICA) that you want GT Independence as your Fiscal Employer Agent.
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GT Independence IRIS Office

5150 North Port Washington Rd, Suite 102, Milwaukee, WI 53217

The IRIS Program is a Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waiver for self-directed long-term supports. The program is an option for adults with long term care needs. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Long Term Care (DLTC), Office of IRIS Management under the authorization of the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) is responsible for oversight of the IRIS program. IRIS is available to Wisconsin residents determined financially eligible for Medicaid, functionally in need of nursing home or Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) level of care; and living in a county where managed long-term care and IRIS are available. People who are eligible have the choice of IRIS or managed care through their local Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC). IRIS stands for: INCLUDE – Wisconsin frail elders, adults with physical disabilities and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities with long term care needs who are Medicaid eligible are included and stay connected to their communities. RESPECT – Participants choose their living setting, their relationships, their work, and their participation in the community. I SELF-DIRECT – IRIS is a self-directed long term care option. The participant manages an Individual Services and Supports Plan within an individual budget and the guidelines of allowable supports and services to meet his or her long term care needs. The participant has the flexibility to design a cost-effective and personal plan. GT Independence serves participants in the Wisconsin IRIS program. The Wisconsin IRIS Program Serves individuals with Long-term care needs in the state of wisconsin.