Wisconsin Medicaid http://wuwm.com en Administration Hopes to Recover More Medicaid Money from Estates http://wuwm.com/post/administration-hopes-recover-more-medicaid-money-estates <p>Wisconsin may become more aggressive at pursuing the assets of people who were on Medicaid. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 22:45:21 +0000 Marge Pitrof 13491 at http://wuwm.com BadgerCare Changes Would Force Thousands to Health Care Marketplace http://wuwm.com/post/badgercare-changes-would-force-thousands-health-care-marketplace <p></p><p></p><p>Wisconsin has asked for permission from the federal government to change its health care program for the poor – BadgerCare Plus. Wednesday, leaders will hold the first of three town hall meetings to explain the changes.</p><p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Erin Toner 7715 at http://wuwm.com BadgerCare Changes Would Force Thousands to Health Care Marketplace Gov. Walker's Health Care Plan May Cost $73M More Than Expected http://wuwm.com/post/gov-walkers-health-care-plan-may-cost-73m-more-expected <p>In February, when Walker administration outlined its plan to change the Medicaid program in Wisconsin, it estimated the additional cost at $664 million during the next two-year state budget.</p><p>Now, the Legislative Fiscal Bureau puts the likely total at $734 million.</p><p></p><p>The administration rejected federal money to expand the state's Medicaid offerings, so that it covered all people living at up to 130% of the poverty level. The governor's plan, is to cover all households with incomes up to 100% of the poverty line, and then move the others into the federal marketplace.</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 21:20:49 +0000 Marge Pitrof 3541 at http://wuwm.com Gov. Walker's Health Care Plan May Cost $73M More Than Expected