Category: State budget
Tucked into the state’s 2019-21 budget bill is $15 million that would head to two western Wisconsin hospitals to expand their mental health services.Read More
Gov. Tony Evers called on the Legislature Thursday to amend the budget passed by the Joint Finance Committee and include, among other things, an expansion of Medicaid that he says could save the state $324.5 million and draw down more than $1 billion in new federal funding.
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, said Tuesday that he believes proposed Medicaid rate increases for providers are at risk if Gov. Tony Evers vetoes the budget.
The Legislature’s budget-writing committee approved a plan Tuesday night providing funding for a cancer center at the Medical College of Wisconsin and a health sciences building at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.