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Why Ron Johnson's lawsuit really hurts my brain

Published Aug. 5, 2014

Good news, everybody! Wisconsin's senior Sen. (and man, is that a tough phrase to type) Ron Johnson, Republican, is appealing the dismissal of his lawsuit over the Affordable Care Act, so the hilarity can continue for the foreseeable future.


Health care is due for next disruption

Published June 25, 2014

Kay Plantes, an MIT-trained economist, author and expert on business model innovation, recently predicted the next big wave of innovation in health care.


A different way to look at health care

Published Oct. 18, 2013

I must make a confession. At the risk of being labeled a RINO, I need to express my support for universal health care. Before being trashed by my fellow fiscal conservatives and being hailed by hapless progressives, let me explain.


'WalkerCare' draws mixed reviews

Published Feb. 18, 2013

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's plan to reject additional federal Medicaid funding for the state's BadgerCare program is drawing mixed reviews, mostly divided along party lines.


Employers need navigation for Obamacare

Published Dec. 15, 2012

We'll leave the intentions of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, for others to debate. However, BizTimes will make a targeted effort to provide editorial content and live event programming about the practical implications of the law in your real world in 2013.

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Great Scott!

"To keep the possibility alive of making further cuts to state health programs, the Walker administration certified to the federal government on Dec. 29 that the state had a deficit(1) The Walker administration is returning a nearly $11 million federal grant that ....would have gone toward i...

Will Obama Support Our Vets

November 13, 2010 The PresidentThe White House1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NWWashington, DC 20500Re: Stop the TRICARE "Catch-26" Penalty on Military FamiliesDear President Obama: There has been nearly universal applause for one provision of the national health care reform that allows childre...

House Approves Legislation to Protect TRICARE

House Approves Legislation to Protect TRICARE HR 4887 Approved by a Vote of 403-0! On March 19, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-Mo.) introduced legislation, HR 4887, which would explicitly state that TRICARE and Non-Appropriated Fund (NAF) health plans meet all the hea...

If You Think Health Care Is Expensive Now

Please send the following letter to your Senators and Representative --If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait until it is "free!"  The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has said the "Obama Compromise" is a $1 TRILLION bill.  However, when one ignores the acco...

Senate Approves Medicare Doctor Payment Cut Delay

Please copy and sent to your Representative   January 30, 2010The Honorable Gwen MooreHouse of Representatives1239 Longworth House Office BuildingWashington, DC 20515-4904 Re: Senate Approves Medicare/TRICARE Doctor Payment Cut DelayDear Representative Moore:As you are likely aware...

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