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Monday, July 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHN Hospital CEO Roundtable »
The annual Wisconsin Health News CEO Roundtable is August 14 in Madison. A panel of the state’s leading health system and...
Monday, December 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Heifetz to resign as Medicaid director »
December 11, Wisconsin Health News Gov. Scott Walker tapped Heather Smith, his deputy chief of staff for budget, l...
Monday, December 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Walker approves community EMS bill »
November 28, Wisconsin Health News   Gov. Scott Walker signed into law a bill Monday that creates standards a...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
JFC Co-Chair Nygren to headline June 5 Newsmaker Event »
Rep. John Nygren, R-Marinette, and Sen. Alberta Darling, R-River Hills, the influential co-chairs of the Joint Finance Com...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Wisconsin Health News Conference »
Get the full story on the twists and turns of federal health reform and what it means for Wisconsin at this year's Wiscons...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Wisconsin Health News Conference »
While Republicans may have walked away from the American Health Care Act, the healthcare debate is certain to continue. Wi...
Friday, April 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WCN Releases 2016 Wisconsin RN Survey Report »
The Wisconsin Center for Nursing released the most recent RN Survey Report, summarizing key workforce statistics of over 8...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Committee Approves Rural Broadband Bill »
The Senate Committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues approved a  bill Thursday that would increa...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
April 4 WHN Event: Coordinating Care Coordination »
Buoyed by the promise of better care and lower costs, health organizations are increasingly flocking to care coordination...
Monday, March 6, 2017
Proposed Updates to DHS133 »
On April 12, 2012, 2011 Wisconsin Act 161 went into effect, amending the definition of home health services found in s. 50...
Monday, February 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register now for March 21 Newsmaker Event with DHS Sec. Linda Seemeyer »
Department of Health Services Secretary Linda Seemeyer will outline Gov. Scott Walker's 2017-19 budget and discuss depar...
Monday, February 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
March 7 Panel: The rise of prescription drug costs: What to do? »
Increasing prescription drug costs have caught the attention of the President and the public. What's behind the rapid rise...
Friday, February 10, 2017
Governor's Budget Released »
Governor Walker released his 2017-19 biennial budget bill this week to a joint session of the Wisconsin Legislature.  ...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sanfelippo to Chair Assembly Health Committee »
Rep. Joe Sanfelippo, R-New Berlin, will continue to chair the Assembly Committee on Health next session, according to a We...
Tuesday, November 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health groups band together on self insurance, send letter to Walker »
Healthcare organizations called on Gov. Scott Walker's administration and lawmakers to consider the impact that self-fundi...
Monday, November 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Grant expands telemedicine program at Ministry Health Care »
Wisconsin Health News A federal grant will help Ministry Health Care expand its telemedicine program to clinics acros...
Monday, October 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS to get new assistant deputy secretary »
Wisconsin Health News Jennifer Malcore will serve as the next assistant deputy secretary at the Department of Health...
Wednesday, October 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Feingold, Johnson clash over health reform »
Wisconsin Health News   Contenders for the U.S. Senate clashed over the federal health reform law Tuesday nig...
Tuesday, October 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS proposes SeniorCare changes »
Wisconsin Health News Under a new state law, the Department of Health Services has submitted a plan that would cut t...
Monday, October 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Professional Homecare Providers Prevail: Court Protects Medicaid Providers »
On Tuesday, September 27, 2016, the Waukesha County Circuit Court issued a written decision indicating that the Wisconsin...
Monday, October 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘Town Hall Meetings’ will highlight details on new Association Health Plan »
Six “Town Hall Meetings” are scheduled during the next two weeks to provide Wisconsin Medical Society members and their he...
Monday, October 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interstate compact licensure expected to go live in January »
Wisconsin Health News The chair of the state's Medical Examining Board said last week that he expects doctors should...
Monday, October 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register now for Oct. 18 Insurance CEO Roundtable »
Join us for one of our most anticipated events of the year. Insurance leaders will discuss their industry's most pressing...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Johnson calls for passage of Right To Try legislation »
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., called on congressional lawmakers to back his proposal allowing terminally ill patients to...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS names new Medicaid director »
The Department of Health Services has selected Michael Heifetz, the state's budget director, to take over for Medicaid Dir...
Monday, September 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS requests $452 million increase for Medicaid in 2017-'19 biennium »
Wisconsin Health News The Department of Health Services is requesting an increase of $452 million in general purpose...
Monday, September 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Timberlake set to join Michael Best Strategies »
Wisconsin Health News Karen Timberlake, director of the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, is joini...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS provides advisory council with updates on long-term care initiatives »
Wisconsin Health News  Recently appointed Department of Health Services Secretary Linda Seemeyer told members o...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Grant expanding Music & Memory honors Rhoades »
A new grant named in honor of former Department of Health Services Secretary Kitty Rhoades will expand a program she champ...
Tuesday, August 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Walker appoints Seemeyer to lead DHS »
Wisconsin Health News Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday appointed Linda Seemeyer to serve as secretary of the Departm...
Tuesday, August 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register now for Sept. 6 Newsmaker event with Mayor Barrett on the state of health of Milwaukee »
Eighty years ago, Milwaukee was the healthiest city in the country. Now, it's among the unhealthiest in the state. What ha...
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Marshfield partners with Contessa Health »
Wisconsin Health News Marshfield Clinic Health System has partnered with Tennessee-based Contessa Health to run a home...
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ETF releases self-insurance RFP »
Wisconsin Health News The Department of Employee Trust Funds released its request for proposals to self-insure its hea...
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register now for Sept. 6 Newsmaker event with Mayor Barrett on the state of health of Milwaukee »
Eighty years ago, Milwaukee was the healthiest city in the country. Now, it's among the unhealthiest in the state. What ha...
Monday, July 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
State in Process of Drafting the Health Improvement Plan »
July, 2016   Greetings!  We wanted to provide you with a quick update on the status of the Wisconsin Heal...

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