Ascension Wisconsin said Wednesday that it plans to build a new health center in Menomonee Falls that will include a micro-hospital, the first one under a joint venture it announced earlier this year with Texas-based Emerus, a micro-hospital operator.
Author: Tim Stumm
The Joint Finance Committee unanimously signed off on a plan Wednesday to provide $200,000 over the biennium for farmer mental health initiatives.
The Department of Health Services is working on rolling out a proposed Medicaid waiver that includes a benefit covering residential treatment for substance use disorder, according to an update submitted to lawmakers Tuesday.
May 28, 2019 | Top Stories |
The Wisconsin Medical Society is zeroing in on support for mental health providers as lawmakers negotiate a spending plan for the next biennium.
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.