Stories tagged: "health insurance"

Wisconsin Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes during an online interview from his Capitol office.
Lt. Gov. Barnes: Wisconsin Losing Out on Billions Over GOP Refusal to Strengthen BadgerCare

Business owners and workers say high health insurance costs hinder success, expanding Medicaid offers a lifeline.

Lillian Cheesman, an attorney from West Allis and member of Citizen Action of Wisconsin, applies for health insurance on The open enrollment period ends Tuesday, Dec. 15. Cheesman's application took 15 minutes, and selecting her health insurance took another 15. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Tuesday Is the Last Day to Sign Up for Health Care Through the Marketplace

It can take just a few minutes to sign up for health insurance.

Sad hospital patient
‘Like Taking Lifeboats Away’: Wis. Doctors Raise Alarm Over Attacks on Affordable Care Act

A third Trump Supreme Court justice could strike down landmark reforms even as COVID-19 wipes out more Americans’ healthcare coverage.

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Nearly 30 Million Americans Went Without Health Coverage Last Year. Then the Pandemic Hit.

The continued loss of health coverage under the Trump administration has eroded the gains made since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, which made insurance attainable for 20 million people.

For the second day straight, Wisconsin sees record number of COVID-19 cases. (Shutterstock image)
Baldwin Bill Helps People Find Health Coverage They Lost During Pandemic

Proposal could help 6 million Americans. Biden wants to beef up Affordable Care Act. Trump COVID health plan not keeping promises.

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The GOP Wants to Repeal the ACA During a Pandemic. Democrats Are Trying to Expand Coverage.

If the Affordable Care Act is struck down, tens of millions of Americans would lose coverage and protections for pre-existing conditions.

Propofol is a drug in high demand due to the increasing number of COVID-19 patients on ventilators. (Shutterstock image)
The Next Coronavirus Crisis Wisconsin Is About To Face

Propofol, Fentanyl in high demand as COVID-19 has yet to peak in Wisconsin