The Wisconsin Medical Society is zeroing in on support for mental health providers as lawmakers negotiate a spending plan for the next biennium.
Author: Tim Stumm
Lawmakers considered the extension of a Medicaid program Wednesday that reimburses mental health professionals for consultations on a student’s mental health. Supporters also want to expand the program to include payment for consultations with parents.
A group of lawmakers is in the information gathering stage on developing legislation that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.
May 23, 2019 | Top Stories |
As Wisconsin continues to make progress in snuffing out cigarette smoking among kids, a swift increase in e-cigarette use is reaching epidemic levels, according to a recent report from the Department of Health Services.
May 22, 2019 | Top Stories |
Wisconsin joined nearly two dozen other states and municipalities Tuesday in suing President Donald Trump's administration to block a new rule that protects providers who refuse to provide care based on religious beliefs or moral convictions.
Legislation opening the door for dental therapists in Wisconsin could get a hearing sometime next month, Senate Committee on Health and Human Services Chair Patrick Testin confirmed.
Gov. Tony Evers’ administration is asking for more time to implement a health savings account program in Medicaid.
Wisconsin nursing homes are asking legislators and Gov. Tony Evers to invest $83 million in state money in the next budget to address the challenges they’re facing.
May 21, 2019 | Top Stories |
Wisconsin has cracked the top ten in an annual report that looks at senior health across the nation.