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Mitch McConnell and Republican senators have drafted a health bill with deep cuts to Medicaid

Senate health care bill includes massive cuts to Medicaid

WASHINGTON- The Republican-written Senate health care bill, which was drafted in secret and just recently unveiled, includes provisions which will essentially break Obamacare. The...
Senator Ron Johnson. Picture by Gage Skidmore

Senator Johnson hasn’t seen details of secret healthcare bill

WASHINGTON- Republican Senators are currently drafting a health care bill in secret, and are even keeping out members of their party. Senator Ron Johnson...
Baby at the doctor's office.

Wisconsin ranks low in children’s health

BALTIMORE, MD- According to a report from the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation, Wisconsin ranks 28th in the nation for children's health. 2017's edition...
Governor Scott Walker. Picture by Michael Vadon.

Walker’s refusal of federal dollars continues to hurt Wisconsin

WASHINGTON- The American Health Care Act, which would repeal the Affordable Care Act, will, if passed, penalize states like Wisconsin which rejected federal investments...
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Contract between Epic and VA stays in place

VERONA- Epic Systems, a healthcare technology company based in Verona, will maintain its current contract with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. David Shulkin, the...
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Disability advocates fight to stop GOP Medicaid cuts

ATLANTA- Advocates for the disabled, like Evan Nodvin, of Atlanta, are fighting against potential cuts to Medicaid included in the American Health Care Act. Nodvin...
Director of Health and Human Services, Héctor Colón

Director Colón resigns from Health and Human Services

MILWAUKEE-  Héctor Colón, Director of Health and Human Services for Milwaukee County, announced on Monday that he is resigning. Colón will be replacing David Larson...
Health Magnate Patrick Soon-Shiong

Ryan names shady billionaire to health IT committee

WASHINGTON- Speaker Paul Ryan has appointed a controversial figure to the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee. Patrick Soon-Shiong, who runs a network of not-for-profit...

GOP approves costly measure to drug test BadgerCare applicants

MADISON- Republican lawmakers in the Legislature's budget committee voted on Thursday in favor of requiring BadgerCare applicants to submit to drug tests. This proposal, among...
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