Author: Tim Stumm
The Senate Committee on Human Services, Children and Families on Tuesday voted to recommend against passage of a bill that would bar University of Wisconsin employees from providing abortions and training on the procedure.
Democratic congressional lawmakers are considering expanding Affordable Care Act subsidies and other changes as a way to immediately close the Medicaid coverage gap in states that didn’t expand the program, Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., said Tuesday.
Fort McCoy officials are working with health systems to provide care for Afghan refugees and prevent overburdening local hospitals already strained by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Marshfield Clinic Health System could expand to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula after Dickinson County Healthcare signed a letter of intent to join the provider.
The COVID-19 surge propelled by the more contagious delta variant has “probably” peaked in Wisconsin, but hospitals are still full due to pent-up demand for care and high numbers of COVID-19 patients, Medical College of Wisconsin CEO Dr. John Raymond said Tuesday.
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Michelle Robinson will oversee the Department of Health Services’ newly formed Office of Health Equity, per a Tuesday statement.