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How purple Pennsylvania did what Wisconsin has not — expand Medicaid

BY: - June 1, 2021

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf told Gov. Tony Evers that he is shocked by the extremes Wisconsin Republicans are going to in their efforts to stop Medicaid expansion, which his state passed and implemented under divided party control. In many states, including Pennsylvania, it has not been a red versus blue partisan battle to the extent […]

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 21: Disabled people carry signs as they protest cuts to Medical and Medicare on September 21, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Dozens of disabled people staged a protest against proposed cuts to Medical, Medicare and Medicaid programs.

Expanding BadgerCare in Wisconsin could become an even sweeter deal

BY: - February 11, 2021

U.S. House Democrats are trying again to entice holdout states, including Wisconsin, to expand Medicaid coverage with the prospect of billions of dollars in federal cash. This money would be on top of the already large net benefits the state would realize under existing law through expansion. Wisconsin is one of just a dozen states […]

Doctors sound the alarm on what losing healthcare coverage could mean for their patients

BY: - September 25, 2020

Ask a doctor about how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) affects their patients and there’s a good chance, regardless of their field or specialty, they have at least one story. Take Dr. Ann Helms, a neurologist in Brookfield who treats stroke patients. Her patients arrive unexpectedly, often through emergency care and are treated whether they […]