By Katherine Schneider, for the Chippewa Valley Post If you remember last summer’s furor – and perhaps contributed to it yourself – over the attempts to repeal Obamacare and replace it with block grants, no coverage for pre-existing conditions and caps on services, we’re back to fighting the same bad ideas with a new name. The […]
An all-day program focused on end-of-life concerns and organizing to deal with them will be presented by the Eau Claire County Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) and Dove Healthcare West on Wednesday, Aug. 23. The free program, which includes lunch, refreshments and a copy of a Final Affairs Guide, will run from 8 a.m. […]
By Katherine Schneider, for the Chippewa Valley Post
Did you know that one out of five Wisconsinites uses Medicaid? Or that Wisconsin has almost reached the point of no waiting lists to obtain services for children and adults with disabilities?
These statistics are relevant as we wait for the next developments in the ongoing saga of Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or “Obamacare”).
This past week, 85 people in the Chippewa Valley and at video remote sites in Hudson and Rhinelander attended a meeting about the impact of proposed changes in the ACA and Medicaid on children, adults and elders with disabilities as well as on their families and service providers.