Andrea Palm, Gov. Tony Evers’ pick to head the Department of Health Services, is crisscrossing the state this spring in support of the health proposals in the governor’s first budget. Chief among those priorities is expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, a concept that has so far faced stiff opposition from top Republicans who control the Legislature.
A former health advisor for President Barack Obama, Palm will outline the department’s priorities and discuss how her D.C. experience is shaping her new role in the Badger State at a Wisconsin Health News event in Madison on Monday, April 15.
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