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 […]
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.
By Jack Pladziewicz For the Chippewa Valley Post The ongoing national debate on repealing the Affordable Care Act (the ACA, or “Obama Care”) and replacing it with a GOP-designed American Health Care Act (“Trump Care”) has engaged both houses of Congress, the White House, hospital and doctors associations, the AARP and other advocacy groups on […]
By Jack Pladziewicz For the Chippewa Valley Post The first two parts of this series analyzed public and private employee retirement plans and their costs, and suggested that both sectors would benefit by allowing private employers and their employees to opt voluntarily into the state’s retirement system. This concluding segment focuses on public and private employee […]