Strengthening BadgerCare and providing a public option would lower costs and provide more stable health insurance coverage for families.
Voters in both swing states are getting messages about the president’s accomplishments on drug prices, insulin price caps, and closing corporate tax loopholes.
Opinion: It’s open enrollment time for Medicare, and it’s better than ever thanks to changes by Biden and Baldwin
The Inflation Reduction Act ended 30 years of taxpayers not being able to use their buying power to get lower prices from big drug companies.
Opinion: For-profit healthcare is killing us. It’s past time for a BadgerCare expansion and a public option.
Wisconsin is one of only 10 states yet to accept federal funds to provide more families with consistent, affordable healthcare coverage. When I first started working as a rural public health nurse, 40 years ago, I’d get calls from folks saying things like: “Could you...
The Wisconsin Biohealth Tech Hub aims to position the state as a global leader in personalized medicine, and will be led by BioForward Wisconsin, a nonprofit whose goal is to grow the state’s biohealth companies.
The provision, signed into law by President Biden, will significantly lower out-of-pocket drug costs for many of the nearly 1 million Wisconsin seniors enrolled in Medicare Part D coverage.
Starting in 2026, the prices for these drugs will decrease for up to nine million seniors, thanks to a provision in President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act that allows Medicare to negotiate the prices for these drugs directly with the manufacturers.
The law ensured that 43,000 Wisconsinites were able to keep their health insurance, reduced the cost of insulin for nearly 32,000 seniors, and incentivized several manufacturers to invest in the state and create more clean energy jobs.
Biden’s plan would increase the Medicare tax rate on Americans earning above $400,000 from 3.8% to 5% to help keep Medicare solvent into the 2050s. No one earning under $400,000 a year would pay a dime more in taxes, under Biden’s plan.
Millions of Americans Could Lose Medicaid Coverage Later This Year When the COVID-19 Emergency Ends. Here’s What You Need to Know.
The Biden administration announced recently that the U.S. will no longer be in a COVID-19 emergency as of May 11, which means that an estimated five to 14 million Americans could lose access to health insurance via Medicaid.