Backers of a bill expanding the number of locations a dental hygienist can practice independently told lawmakers Wednesday it would help improve access to care for vulnerable patients, as advocates for those with disabilities called for the bill to include more settings.
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A Democratic lawmaker introduced a bill Wednesday that could help expand sober housing facilities in the state.
Wisconsin hospitals sent a letter to Gov. Scott Walker saying they have concerns about the Republican federal healthcare reform law bill and its impacts on Wisconsin.Read More
Mar 23, 2017 | Press Releases |
BROOKFIELD, WISCONSIN (March 22, 2017) – Community Care, a non-profit organization that provides health care and long-term care to seniors and adults with disabilities throughout Wisconsin, will kickoff celebration of its 40...Read More
The head of a statewide left-leaning advocacy group told reporters Tuesday that they're concerned about the impact the Republican federal healthcare bill could have on older adults in the state despite an amendment aiming to provide them with more support.
The head of the state's Department of Health Services said Tuesday she didn't know what impact the Republican federal healthcare bill could have on coverage in the state.
A proposal from President Donald Trump would cost the state nearly 2,000 jobs and $220 to $260 million annually, according to a letter from Wisconsin research institutions.
Bill Solberg calls a bill that would expand the settings in which dental hygienists can practice independently "the most exciting thing in terms of just systems of care" he's seen in his 14 years of service with the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Dental Clinic.
Rep. Glenn Grothman, R-Glenbeulah, backed the federal Republican healthcare bill during a committee hearing Thursday with the understanding that lawmakers will amend the legislation.