Republican lawmakers on the budget committee signed off on a measure that would fund mental health facilities in Wausau and western Wisconsin in the state’s next biennial budget.
Author: Sean Kirkby
Better than expected projected revenues will make it easier to invest in healthcare through the state’s 2021-23 budget, the leader of Senate Republicans said during a Tuesday Wisconsin Health News panel.Read More
Wisconsin won’t have 70 percent of its adult population inoculated with a COVID-19 vaccine by July 4, the date that President Joe Biden set as a goal for the nation to hit that threshold, a top state health official predicted Tuesday.
A member of the Legislature’s budget committee plans to move forward on a proposal giving a property tax exemption to Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers, after his fellow committee members cut it from the state’s next budget last month.
Marquette University, Wisconsin’s largest private university, will require that students get vaccinated against COVID-19 for the upcoming school year.
More than 2.5 million Wisconsinites are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Affordable Care Act helped reduce Wisconsin’s uninsured rate, and an estimated 31,000 uninsured adults could become newly eligible for Medicaid if the state were to expand the program, President Joe Biden’s administration said in a Monday release.
Wisconsin employers saw low average increases in premiums for 2021 health plans, according to a survey conducted this spring by HCTrends of more than 300 employers.
An Assembly committee voted unanimously last week to forward bills that would expand a state mental health crisis grant program and require law enforcement officers to complete crisis management training.