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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

More than 130,000 childless adults waiting for coverage

Two Milwaukee women and Legal Action of Wisconsin are suing the state Department of Health Services (DHS) for failing to enroll the women in the BadgerCare Plus Core program. The Plus Core program, which...
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Only in the Republican Party would Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan be considered...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
With his administration launching an unprecedented assault on education and public health throughout the state, Republican Gov. Scott Walker's political agenda literally appears to be to keep Wisconsin fat and dumb...
Friday, June 3, 2011
In the name of curtailing deficits, politicians across the country are hacking away at programs that aim to make children healthier. In Congress, for example, House Republicans are spearheading a budget that eviscerates funding for food assistance and effectively defunds the wildly successful Children's Health...
Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010

Ensuring access to health care, not just health insurance

In the debate over federal health care reform—as well as the future of BadgerCare—most have focused on the expansion of access to affordable health insurance. But what good is insurance if patients can’t see a doctor? Enter the federally qualified community health centers, which are a critical component of health care in Milwaukee and around the country. They exist in high-poverty, high-need areas...

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