BadgerCare

Health & Science
1:00 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Groups Ramp Up Outreach as Healthcare Enrollment Deadline Looms

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett addresses reporters Monday at Wheaton Franciscan St. Joseph campus, urging residents to enroll in new insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act.

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.

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Politics & Government
4:44 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Lawmakers Spar Over Medicaid Reform Delay

Wisconsin Capitol

The Legislature’s budget committee has voted to delay Medicaid changes in Wisconsin for three months.

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Regional
1:00 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Walker Requests Delay for His Own Medicaid Reforms

The group, Wisconsin Jobs Now, recently held an event to help people enroll in insurance plans on the online exchange.

Wisconsin lawmakers will convene in a special session Monday to consider putting state Medicaid reform on a three-month delay.

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Politics & Government
5:00 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Walker Wants Lawmakers to Extend BadgerCare Deadline

Gov. Walker wants lawmakers to extend deadline by three months to ensure people have health care
Credit Alex E. Proimos, Flickr

Gov. Walker is asking the Legislature for three more months. He wants to extend the state’s timeline for moving people off BadgerCare and into the federal government’s new private marketplace.

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Politics & Government
5:00 am
Thu November 14, 2013

Update: Walker Wants to Give 77,000 on BadgerCare Until April to Buy Private Health Coverage

Gov. Walker says he may extend the timeline for moving people off of BadgerCare and into private exchanges.

Gov. Walker's initial plan was to withdraw coverage from adults earning more than the poverty level and to refer them to the new federal exchange to buy private coverage.

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