Wisconsin’s controversial Medicaid plan gets federal nod

By Virgil Dickson Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker won federal approval Thursday to expand Medicaid coverage to as many as 83,000 low-income childless adults while ending coverage for about 77,000 childless adults who earn between 100% to 133% of the federal poverty level. Read more…
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Wisconsin Chooses Its Own Path To Overhaul Medicaid

By Erin Toner Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is one of 25 Republican governors who are rejecting the health law’s expansion of Medicaid. But Wisconsin’s own Medicaid program, known as BadgerCare, is more generous than that of many states, and now Walker wants to transfer many
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Obamacare is an unhealthy prescription

  Since the Supreme Court upheld President Obama’s health-care mandate, there has been exhaustive discussion about the philosophical basis of this federal law. As Election Day approaches, debate will surely grow about the proper role of our federal government.   Read More
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Obamacare is an unhealthy prescription

Since the Supreme Court upheld President Obama’s health-care mandate, there has been exhaustive discussion about the philosophical basis of this federal law. As Election Day approaches, debate will surely grow about the proper role of our federal government.   Read Only
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Wisconsin Bill Passed to Conform State Tax Treatment of Coverage of Adult Children

Although health care reform legislation excluded the value of employer-provided health benefits provided to any employee’s child under the age of 27 at the end of the taxable year (not just tax dependents) effective March 30, 2010, several states did not incorporate that change into s
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State Wants To Exempt Health Insurers From 80% Rule

The state’s insurance regulator wants to exempt health insurance companies from the new federal requirement that they spend 80% of premiums on medical care. The Office of the Commissioner of Insurance has asked the federal government for approval to phase in the new regulation o
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