NewsClips

November 28, 2017

 

Making an extra $10 could cost you $24,000 more for health insurance

By: Guy Boulton | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | November 24, 2017

In a health care system teeming with fine print, here’s an oddity that middle-class people who buy insurance on their own, rather than through an employer, need to know: You might want to take a pay cut next year.

Local telepharmacy program adding prescription services at smaller clinics

By: Jennifer Kliese | WKOW | November 22, 2017

OREGON (WKOW) -- As the pharmacy industry struggles in smaller towns, leaving communities without a place to go for prescriptions, one local health care provider is using technology to serve more patients.

ACA Enrollment In Wisconsin Slightly Higher Than This Time Last Year

By: Shamane Mills | WPR | November 22, 2017

The federal government released state-by-state enrollment figures for the Affordable Care Act marketplace Wednesday.

Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration transfer hospitals, Viterbo University to lay leadership to pursue social justice

By: Mike Tighe | La Crosse Tribune | November 21, 2017

The Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration will transfer its control of two health systems and Viterbo University to lay leadership while the La Crosse-based order focuses on other ministries, FSPA President Sister Karen Lueck announced Tuesday.

Network Health courts new members as one of few remaining insurers on Obamacare exchange

By: Lauren Anderson | BizTimes | November 22, 2017

With open enrollment for health plans under the Affordable Care Act now underway, 75,000 Wisconsin residents have been left looking for new coverage options following the exit of several major insurers from the exchange in 2018.

State Deaths From Alcohol, Drug, Suicide Predicted To Increase 39 Percent Over Next Decade

By: Shamane Mills | WPR | November 22, 2017

The number of deaths in Wisconsin from addiction and suicide could increase by 39 percent in the next decade, according to an analysis by the Berkeley Research Group.

Common Ground, Children's Community Health Plan stand to gain thousands of new customers

By: Guy Boulton | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | November 27, 2017

Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative and Children’s Community Health Plan are on their way to becoming much bigger players in the health insurance marketplaces set up by the Affordable Care Act.

DIGGING DEEPER: EMS shortage in rural Wisconsin towns

By: Staff | WQOW | November 26 2017

West Salem, WI (WXOW) -- When you call 911, you likely expect a prompt response from emergency first responders.

 

Thankfully, doctors on board

By: Gary Johnson, Editor | Leader-Telegram | November 25, 2017

Thumbs up: The medical skills of Eau Claire doctors Chetna Magnart and Gagandeep Singh were on public display last month when they revived a passenger who went into cardiac arrest on an airplane flight.