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Gov. Walker’s proposed budget would change the way thousands of Wisconsin families get care for an elderly loved one, or a member with disabilities.

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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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The Affordable Care Act has been law for a couple of years now, so you might think talking about health policy would be more like a routine check-up by now.

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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.

Increase in Medicaid Payments Under ACA to End

Dec 31, 2014

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.

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

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

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Some people hope that the idea of medical malpractice reform will gain traction in Wisconsin, even if it’s not a current campaign issue. 

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.

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.

The Affordable Care Act requires people to be enrolled in a qualified health insurance plan by March 31 or face a penalty.

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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.

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