Affordable Care Act

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Monday marks the fifth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act’s passage. Experts and politicians continue assessing the law’s impacts. WUWM’s Erin Toner caught up with UWM Prof. Owen Thompson, who studies the economics of health care. Thompson says some dire predictions, such as insurance premiums would skyrocket, have not come to pass.

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Thousands of low-income Wisconsin residents who get federal subsidies for their health coverage could be impacted by a case the U.S. Supreme Court is considering.

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As you compile your 2014 income tax documents, know that there will be a new line item on the federal form – because of the Affordable Care Act.

Doctors and hospitals throughout Wisconsin are bracing for a steep cut in Medicaid reimbursements, and there are fears the lower payments could reduce the quality of care.

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Around nine million people signed up for health insurance during the Affordable Care Act's first year.

Marti Mikkelson

Some Milwaukee residents are signing up for health care coverage as the federal Affordable Care Act enters its second year.

Erin Toner

Those who missed signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act last year have a new opportunity starting this weekend.

The Walker administration released a couple sets of numbers on Wednesday – about residents and health insurance.

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.

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.

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