Long-term care providers say planned rate changes from a Family Care managed care organization serving northeast Wisconsin show the need for reforming the Medicaid program for the state’s frail elders and those with disabilities.Read More
Author: Sean Kirkby
More summer school and an earlier start date are among the options Wisconsin school districts should consider to get students back on track after a year of learning impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, Gov. Tony Evers said Tuesday.
Wisconsin will focus its initial shipment of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine shots on educators, a top health official said Tuesday.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis. told reporters Tuesday she's not ready to join some of her Democratic Senate colleagues in pushing to delay second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in order to get more people their first shot.
The Department of Health Services said Tuesday that 8.7 percent of the state is fully immunized against COVID-19.
The Department of Health Services expects to receive about 48,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine either late this week or early next week, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.
An affiliation agreement between Froedtert Health and Holy Family Memorial in Manitowoc closed Monday.
The Department of Health Services intends to renew the federal waivers for its children’s long-term care support program, Interim Secretary Karen Timberlake told lawmakers Monday.
Wisconsin’s Medicaid program has removed prior approval requirements for hepatitis C treatment, a move lauded by national groups seeking to eliminate one of the leading causes of liver disease.