Author: Jack Kelly
The Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would allow patients to bypass insurance protocols that require them to try cheaper therapies before more expensive ones.
Jun 6, 2019 | Top Stories |
The Office of the Commissioner of Insurance should work with the board overseeing the state’s medical malpractice fund to re-evaluate the target range for the fund’s net position, according to an audit released Wednesday.
Providers, advocates and other healthcare groups asked lawmakers to support their budget priorities ahead of a planned Tuesday vote by the Joint Finance Committee on Medicaid provisions in the state’s 2019-21 budget.
The Department of Health Services and the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance will work together to boost enrollment in Medicaid and the private insurance market, Gov. Tony Evers said Monday.
The federal government awarded two Wisconsin groups with $200,000 one-year grants to develop plans to provide treatment for those impacted by the opioid epidemic, according to a recent statement.
Attorney General Josh Kaul and Gov. Tony Evers announced Thursday that Wisconsin has filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma and the company’s former President Richard Sackler.Read More
The Assembly approved a series of abortion-related measures Wednesday, including a bill requiring doctors to care for children that survive an abortion attempt. Other approved bills would remove Planned Parenthood from the Medicaid program; bar abortions based on sex, race or disability diagnosis; and require doctors to tell women that they can continue a pregnancy […]
May 16, 2019 | Top Stories |
Lawmakers from both parties are asking their colleagues to back bills allowing pharmacists to prescribe birth control pills.