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Woman taken to 'wrong' hospital faces bankruptcy

Megan Rothbauer would rather be discussing an impending engagement, her future marriage and eventually, children. However, the 30-year-old Madison resident is instead scouring the Internet looking for solutions to stave off bankruptcy.

Tips for tornado insurance: 'Take your time'

State warns about scammers, encourages homeowners to prepare, ask questions

Along with the hordes of people cleaning up the branches out of their own backyards, Doug Zimmerman is among the many walking around Friar Lane.

Need for help enrolling in health care insurance increases

Counselors at centers help people navigate new law, insurance plans

With the deadline approaching to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Healthcare Act, the crowds at enrollment centers are increasing. The enrollment center at the Dane County Jobs Center has seen a spike in interest in the program in March.

Affordable Care Act phone bank

We are less than two weeks away from the deadline for enrolling in the Health Insurance Marketplace under the Affordable Care Act.

Beating the health care deadline

Don't wait until the last minute

The deadline for enrolling for health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act is just a little more than a month away. It's time to get going.

Consumer advocates warn of health care fraud

Consumer advocates warn that looming health care implementation could attract scammers

Enrollment for a national health insurance program begins in two weeks, and Wisconsin officials are already bracing for what could be an unprecedented wave of related fraud attempts.

Insurance rates released by Walker questioned

Insurance rates released by Walker administration questioned by health care advocates

Health care advocates are calling into question rate information released by Gov. Scott Walker's administration showing dramatic price increases for insurance plans to be sold through the new marketplace established under the federal health care law.

Insurance rates released by Walker questioned

Insurance rates released by Walker administration questioned by health care advocates

Health care advocates are calling into question rate information released by Gov. Scott Walker's administration showing dramatic price increases for insurance plans to be sold through the new marketplace established under the federal health care law.

Insurance rates released by Walker questioned

Insurance rates released by Walker administration questioned by health care advocates

Health care advocates are calling into question rate information released by Gov. Scott Walker's administration showing dramatic price increases for insurance plans to be sold through the new marketplace established under the federal health care law.

Insurance rates released by Walker questioned

Insurance rates released by Walker administration questioned by health care advocates

Health care advocates are calling into question rate information released by Gov. Scott Walker's administration showing dramatic price increases for insurance plans to be sold through the new marketplace established under the federal health care law.

Insurance leaders detail uncertainty of overhaul

Leaders say problems will be worked out as everyone understands system

The leaders of four major health insurance companies in Wisconsin say the roll out of new private market exchanges under the federal health care law will be filled with uncertainty and horror stories.

Study: Better health coverage can save money

Economist: Covering vulnerable people can save money

A new study suggests that the cost of expanding health care coverage could be softened by the money saved from fewer high-cost hospital stays.

Bargaining over health benefits narrowed

Proposal would put appeals court ruling into law

Public safety workers could collectively bargain over their health insurance premiums but not other costs of their plan under action taken by the Legislature's budget committee.

Budget committee approves $50 tobacco use fee

Anti-smoking groups oppose change

State workers who smoke would have to pay $50 more per month for health insurance under a Gov. Scott Walker proposal that has won approval by the Legislature's budget committee.

Erpenbach says he'll work with GOP on Medicaid deal

Gov. Walker proposed rejecting expansion

Democratic state Sen. Jon Erpenbach says he will be talking with Republican lawmakers about accepting a federally funded Medicaid expansion that ends after a certain period of time.

Advocates for poor question Walker's Medicaid plan

Walker said more people will get coverage

Advocates for the poor in Wisconsin are questioning whether Gov. Scott Walker's plan to move more people off of state Medicaid plans and onto a federal marketplace where they will purchase private insurance will work as promised.

Report: Argyle man wanted to collect $156K insurance

Wand faces three homicide charges in deaths of his children

Search warrant documents allege that a southwestern Wisconsin man accused of killing his three sons in a house fire last week hoped to collect $156,000 in insurance.

Report: Argyle man wanted to collect $156K insurance

Wand faces three homicide charges in deaths of his children

Search warrant documents allege that a southwestern Wisconsin man accused of killing his three sons in a house fire last week hoped to collect $156,000 in insurance.

Sentry Insurance cuts office jobs, agents

Company restructuring home and auto coverage

Sentry Insurance says it's cutting 27 office jobs in central Wisconsin and 144 home-based agents as it restructures its strategy for selling personal line policies. Those policies are generally home and auto coverage.

Sentry Insurance cuts office jobs, agents

Company restructuring home and auto coverage

Sentry Insurance says it's cutting 27 office jobs in central Wisconsin and 144 home-based agents as it restructures its strategy for selling personal line policies. Those policies are generally home and auto coverage.