Last week, Gov. Scott Walker called for a special session at the beginning of December to extend the timeline he originally set to kick Wisconsinites off of BadgerCare. While it’s laudable that the governor sees the need to expand access to affordable health care, the fact is that people will still be getting kicked off BadgerCare.
Any time a new, large-scale program, such as the Affordable Care Act, is unveiled; fraudsters and identity thieves may try to take advantage of consumers who may not be familiar with the specifics of the program.
If you haven’t met Mandy, Ben or Josh, I encourage you to do so. You can see their stories at The Fly Effect website, www.theflyeffect.com. Hear how Mandy transitioned from abusing Oxycontin as a teenager to abusing heroin after her dealer suggested she try it.
Sara is a married mother of three with a full-time job. She’s worked hard and done the right things to achieve the middle-class dream for her family — like earning a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in just three years, and taking on the personal responsibility to pay for it.
By Sen. Dave Hansen and Rep. Cory Mason
, November 12, 2013
I have a difficult time separating fall and winter seasons. Once fall is here, winter thoughts seem to come faster and faster. Maybe it is the wind chill that starts it, or maybe it is when our weak willed wanderers pack up and head south.
Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mary Burke said she would accept federal funding for expanding Medicaid in Wisconsin — something that puts her at odds with Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s approach to implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Attitude is defined in Webster’s as “the way you think and feel about someone or something, and a feeling or way of thinking that affects a person’s behavior.” I think they should add one more point: It’s a choice.
Will state and local governments in Wisconsin scale back the post-retirement health insurance help they have provided for their workers?
Unions had negotiated the premium help, but collective bargaining has all but been wiped out in Wisconsin. Public employers now generally can set the terms and conditions for fringe benefits
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