medicaid

Woman accused of billing Medicaid for $28K in services not performed

Lake Geneva woman bills Medicaid program for 873 hours of private nursing services

A Lake Geneva woman has been charged with three counts of medical assistance fraud for allegedly submitting timesheets to the Medicaid program for time nursing services she didn't perform, according to a release.

Moderate Republicans seek budget changes

Changes include undoing voucher expansion, accepting Medicaid expansion

Moderate Republican state senators are seeking major changes to the Wisconsin state budget, including undoing a statewide expansion of private school vouchers and accepting a federally funded Medicaid expansion.

Lawmakers finalize state budget issues

Most controversial issues are left to vote on

State lawmakers are working to finalize the details of the state budget and some of the most controversial issues are left to vote on.

Advocates, Medicaid recipients push for expansion

Democratic lawmakers say state should join 24 other states expanding

Health care advocates and recipients of Wisconsin's BadgerCare benefits are calling on the Legislature's budget committee to accept a federally funded Medicaid expansion.

Cost of Walker's Medicaid plan increases

Cost of Walker's plan to reject federally funded Medicaid expansion has gone up

The cost of Gov. Scott Walker's plan to reject federally funded Medicaid expansion and instead tighten income eligibility for the program has gone up.

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.

HHS official touts Medicaid, mum on Walker choice

Walker rejected federally funded expansion of Medicaid

The regional director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services plans to give an update on how the federal government will implement a private health insurance marketplace in Wisconsin.

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.

Walker to announce decision on Medicaid expansion

Decision to be made public Thursday

Gov. Scott Walker plans to announce on Wednesday his much-anticipated decision on whether Wisconsin will expand its Medicaid services as allowed under the federal health care overhaul law.

Democrats, others call for Medicaid expansion

Walker has not said if he will take advantage of expansion

Democratic lawmakers and health care advocates are calling on Gov. Scott Walker and Republicans who control the Legislature to expand Medicaid coverage as allowed under the federal health care overhaul law.

Walker official says no decision on Medicaid yet

Expansion is set to take place in 2014 unless states opt out

Gov. Scott Walker's health secretary said no decision has been made yet on whether Wisconsin will seek a voluntary expansion of Medicaid services as provided under the federal health care overhaul.

Walker official says no decision on Medicaid yet

Expansion is set to take place in 2014 unless states opt out

Gov. Scott Walker's health secretary said no decision has been made yet on whether Wisconsin will seek a voluntary expansion of Medicaid services as provided under the federal health care overhaul.

Walker: No decision on Medicaid expansion

Expansion set to take effect in 2014

Gov. Scott Walker said he still hasn't decided whether Wisconsin will seek a voluntary expansion of Medicaid services as provided under the federal health care overhaul.

Walker: No decision on Medicaid expansion

Expansion set to take effect in 2014

Gov. Scott Walker said he still hasn't decided whether Wisconsin will seek a voluntary expansion of Medicaid services as provided under the federal health care overhaul.

Tommy Thompson says he won't eliminate Medicare

Candidate calls for reforms

U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson is responding to a campaign ad that has him saying he would eliminate Medicare and Medicaid and criticisms that he's not campaigning enough.

Tommy Thompson says he won't eliminate Medicare

Candidate calls for reforms

U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson is responding to a campaign ad that has him saying he would eliminate Medicare and Medicaid and criticisms that he's not campaigning enough.