health care

The future management of the Milwaukee Country Transit system is still in flux.  The for-profit Dallas-based MV Transportation emerged as the leading bidder in the process. 

Thirteen companies will sell health insurance to individuals, while nine will sell plans to businesses. People and groups can enroll, starting Oct. 1.

The U.S. is inching closer to the Affordable Care Act. On October 1, people can begin signing up for health insurance plans on the new federal exchange. One goal of the law is to help make health care more affordable.

On October first, Americans can begin enrolling in health insurance plans on the new federal exchange. Consumer advocates expect criminals to mislead people.

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The Green Bay Packers’ season begins with a Sunday afternoon struggle against the San Francisco 49ers.  But the struggle is a different one for players who have sustained head injuries.

Taking the Pulse of Heart Failure

Sep 4, 2013
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As heart disease remains leading cause of death for men and women across the country, increasingly more people are suffering from heart failure.

Everyone in Wisconsin will have at least two choices of health insurance providers in the new federal marketplace, according to Citizen Action of Wisconsin.

State Medicaid Director Brett Davis says a letter will go out Sept. 23, to adult participants with incomes exceeding 100% of the federal poverty level.

The Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner's office has okayed the participation of 13 insurance companies in the new federal marketplace. Now they need federal approval.

With big health care changes looming on the state and federal levels, Milwaukee's free clinics are bracing for confusion and to be needed, like never before, even though supporters of each change say it's designed to serve the most vulnerable.

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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.

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A new report shows 71.5% of Wisconsin children on Medicaid did not see a dentist in 2011.

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A national report out this week shows Wisconsin near the bottom of the list for access that poor children have to dental care.

Getting More Men to the Doctor: What's in the Way

Jun 21, 2013
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Men, by and large, are not as vigilant about getting their health concerns checked as women.

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A divide between the insured and the poor may be opening up in the cost of services for domestic abuse victims.

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