Wisconsin Federal Funding for Medicaid Expansion http://wuwm.com en 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