Affordable Care Act http://wuwm.com en 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?