Affordable Care Act http://wuwm.com en State Promises to Contact Residents Dropped From Medicaid Who Did Not Enroll in Marketplace http://wuwm.com/post/state-promises-contact-residents-dropped-medicaid-who-did-not-enroll-marketplace <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The Walker administration released a couple sets of numbers on Wednesday – about residents and health insurance.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:22:46 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 36232 at http://wuwm.com State Promises to Contact Residents Dropped From Medicaid Who Did Not Enroll in Marketplace Judge Hears Sen. Ron Johnson’s Lawsuit Against the Obama Administration http://wuwm.com/post/judge-hears-sen-ron-johnson-s-lawsuit-against-obama-administration <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wisconsin Sen. Johnson is suing the administration for offering health care subsidies to Congress and its aides, if they buy plans on the federal exchange.</span> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 35336 at http://wuwm.com Judge Hears Sen. Ron Johnson’s Lawsuit Against the Obama Administration Local Groups React to Supreme Court Ruling in Hobby Lobby Contraception Case http://wuwm.com/post/local-groups-react-supreme-court-ruling-hobby-lobby-contraception-case <p>The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies that object to birth control on religious grounds don’t have to pay for employees’ contraception.</p><p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:20:08 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 34945 at http://wuwm.com Wisconsin Hospitals Among the Best in Quality of Care Rankings http://wuwm.com/post/wisconsin-hospitals-among-best-quality-care-rankings <p>The mandate that everyone has health insurance is the foundation of the Affordable Care Act. But a lesser-known provision of the law helps ensure that if people end up in the hospital, they'll get good care.</p><p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Erin Toner 27619 at http://wuwm.com Wisconsin Hospitals Among the Best in Quality of Care Rankings Critical Deadline Approaching for Wisconsin Uninsured http://wuwm.com/post/critical-deadline-approaching-wisconsin-uninsured <p>The Affordable Care Act requires people to be enrolled in a qualified health insurance plan by March 31 or face a penalty.</p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Erin Toner 27067 at http://wuwm.com Critical Deadline Approaching for Wisconsin Uninsured UWM Hosts Forum to Address Affordable Care Act's Challenges http://wuwm.com/post/uwm-hosts-forum-address-affordable-care-acts-challenges <p>The rollout of the Affordable Care Act has been beset by difficulties at a number of levels, from the website troubles as health exchanges were launched last year, to the news yesterday that only about half of uninsured adults (approximately 4.5 million adults, the population of Spain) have even investigated getting insurance through health exchanges.</p><p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 19:31:19 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Mitch Teich 26318 at http://wuwm.com UWM Hosts Forum to Address Affordable Care Act's Challenges Federal Agencies in Milwaukee Partner to Connect Artists with Health Insurance http://wuwm.com/post/federal-agencies-milwaukee-partner-connect-artists-health-insurance <p></p><p>A first-of-its-kind partnership started here in Milwaukee between two federal agencies is working to help artists and other sole-proprietors figure out their health insurance options. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:56:46 +0000 Bonnie North & Eleanor Peterson 25262 at http://wuwm.com Federal Agencies in Milwaukee Partner to Connect Artists with Health Insurance Is There a Dark Side to Electronic Medical Records? http://wuwm.com/post/there-dark-side-electronic-medical-records <p></p><p></p><p>Despite a federal mandate requiring most physicians to adopt electronic medical record-keeping, the president of the <a href="http://ama-assn.org/‎" target="_blank">American Medical Association</a> says doctors are increasingly frustrated with the technology. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 18:29:18 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Mitch Teich 23444 at http://wuwm.com Is There a Dark Side to Electronic Medical Records? ESSAY: Unpacking Sen. Ron Johnson's Comments and Lawsuit over 'Obamacare' http://wuwm.com/post/essay-unpacking-sen-ron-johnsons-comments-and-lawsuit-over-obamacare <p>When U.S. Senator Ron Johnson announced he was suing the federal government over the Affordable Care Act, a lot was made over the difference of opinion within Republican circles over the suit.&nbsp; Mon, 20 Jan 2014 23:22:51 +0000 Avrum D. Lank 22837 at http://wuwm.com Groups Ramp Up Outreach as Healthcare Enrollment Deadline Looms http://wuwm.com/post/groups-ramp-outreach-healthcare-enrollment-deadline-looms <p>People in Wisconsin without health insurance have less than a week to buy a plan on the new federal exchange in order for coverage to begin in January.</p><p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Erin Toner 20334 at http://wuwm.com Groups Ramp Up Outreach as Healthcare Enrollment Deadline Looms