Healthcare


Dozens of prescription medicine bottles in a jumble. This collection of pill bottles is symbolic of the many medications senior adults and chronically ill people take.
Op-Ed: Drug Costs Are Skyrocketing. Congress Must Step In.

A Green Bay resident writes in support of HR3, a Democratic bill that would enact several measures to lower drug costs.

Evers racial disparities
‘We Have a Reckoning to Do’: Wisconsin Docs Talk About Tackling Health Disparities

Disparities for rural residents and people of color aren’t easy to fix, but doctors say they’re working to address them.

Sen. Baldwin Has A Three-Part Plan To Help Struggling Wisconsinites. Here's What's In It.
Republicans Won’t Expand BadgerCare. Baldwin Wants to Do It for Them.

Baldwin and Georgia’s two senators aim to create a “Medicaid look-alike” program that wouldn’t rely on lawmakers to accept money for Medicaid expansion.

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) described his own employee as being stuck in the state's BadgerCare coverage gap, despite his denial that it exists. (Screenshot via WisconsinEye)
Does Wisconsin Have a BadgerCare Coverage Gap? Ask Robin Vos’ Employee.

The issue is more complicated than a choice between government assistance and private insurance.

The U.S. Supreme Court as seen Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Again, Saving Health Coverage for 2.4 Million in Wisconsin

GOP-led effort to strike down the Affordable Care Act fails as another 20,000 in the state get coverage through a Biden-ordered special enrollment period.

Demonstrators for tax reform frequently cite tax breaks enjoyed by pharmaceutical companies, the oil and gas industry, and individual billionaires such as businessman Jeff Bezos, whose image was depicted on a mobile billboard near the US Capitol on May 17, 2021 by the group "Patriotic Millionaires." (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Op-Ed: Pharma Companies Make Billions on Taxpayer-Funded Drugs, Yet Dodge Taxes. Congress Must Fix the System.

Pharmaceutical companies make billions of dollars selling overpriced products developed with taxpayer dollars, but they’re still able to dodge tax payments. It’s time for Congress to fix this broken system.

Wisconsin assembly chamber
Republicans Did What They Said They Would Do on BadgerCare: Nothing

Only a handful of GOP lawmakers showed up to gavel in and gavel out a special session called by Gov. Evers.