Medicaid

Health & Science
1:00 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Critical Deadline Approaching for Wisconsin Uninsured

Lauren Koegler, left, works with a "navigator" at an Affordable Care Act enrollment fair in Milwaukee

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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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Wed December 11, 2013

State Democrats Suggest Counties Apply Directly For Medicaid Expansion

Democrats want the state to allow counties to apply for federal Medicaid money directly.
Credit bcdixit

A Democratic state representative raised eyebrows Tuesday, when she suggested counties go it alone, when it comes to expanding Medicaid.

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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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Health & Science
1:00 am
Wed October 23, 2013

State Encourages Healthcare Exchange Enrollment by Phone, Mail

The federal online healthcare exchange has experienced problems since its debut earlier this month.

President Obama has promised a “tech surge” to fix the problems with the online healthcare exchange. Time to enroll in the exchange is shrinking for thousands of Wisconsin adults who will lose their Medicaid coverage in January. Gov. Walker rejected federal money to expand Medicaid here, so in 2014, the state program will drop all adults living above the poverty level. Instead, his administration will refer them to the exchange. Claire Smith is a spokesperson for the state Department of Health Services.

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