Modern Healthcare News
 
RSS feed

Wisconsin news and information

Information
Wisconsin Supreme Court: Whistle-blower law doesn't protect interns
By Associated Press | July 23, 2014
Wisconsin's law protecting healthcare workers who act as whistle-blowers doesn't apply to unpaid interns, the Wisconsin Supreme Court said Tuesday.
FULL STORY »
 

Information
Wis. judge says docs need not be present when abortion pills taken
By Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel | July 18, 2014
A Dane County, Wis., judge ruled that a 2012 state law requires doctors to be present when they dispense abortion pills to women, but not when the women take the pills. Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin brought suit because the abortion provider feared the law could be interpreted to mean doctors...
FULL STORY »
 

News
Reform Update: CMS creates fund to seed state-based Medicaid innovation
By Virgil Dickson | July 15, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The CMS is setting aside more than $100 million over the next five years to help states develop and test new Medicaid payment and delivery models.
FULL STORY »
 

Magazine
Howard Koh leaving HHS, and other news makers
By Modern Healthcare | July 12, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Dr. Howard Koh is stepping down as assistant secretary for health at HHS after five years in the post. Koh's primary focus was disease prevention, including oversight of the Office of the Surgeon General.
FULL STORY »
 

News
Activate Healthcare looks to add workplace clinics in Wisconsin
By Bob Herman | July 11, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
A healthcare company founded by a former burger chain executive and a physician group leader is growing its base of on-site workplace health clinics—a facility type some view as critical to the shift toward preventive care.
FULL STORY »
 


Advertisement | View Media Kit

Information
Wis. Blues didn't activate health exchange policies for hundreds of enrollees
By Wisconsin State Journal (Madison) | July 08, 2014
Nearly 300 people in Wisconsin who applied for stand-alone dental coverage from a major Wisconsin insurer through the federal healthcare exchange thought they had policies but didn't have them activated, according to enforcement records of the state's Office of Commissioner of Insurance.
FULL STORY »
 

Information
Abortion doctors fear successor shortage
By Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | July 07, 2014
Abortion physician Dennis Christensen wants to retire. But he can't, the 71-year-old says, because no one wants to take over his Milwaukee clinic, a condition he set for himself for retirement. An ongoing lawsuit over a new state requirement for doctors who perform abortions could leave that...
FULL STORY »
 

Information
Judge to mull senator's suit over health exchanges
By Associated Press | July 06, 2014
A federal judge will hear arguments this week on whether to toss a U.S. senator's lawsuit challenging rules that force congressional members and their staffs to obtain government-subsidized health insurance through small business exchanges.
FULL STORY »
 

Magazine
Regional News/Midwest: University of Wisconsin hospital deal crosses Illinois state line
By Joe Carlson | May 03, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The University of Wisconsin plans to establish a presence in a major northern Illinois city that has seen several hospital merger plans flounder in recent years. UW Health system plans to merge with SwedishAmerican Health System in Rockford, Ill.
FULL STORY »
 

News
University of Wisconsin hospital deal crosses Illinois state line
By Joe Carlson | April 29, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The University of Wisconsin plans to establish a presence in a major northern Illinois city that has seen several hospital merger plans flounder in recent years. UW Health system has announced plans to merge with SwedishAmerican Health System in Rockford, Ill.
FULL STORY »
 

Search ModernHealthcare.com:


 

Switch to the new Modern Healthcare Daily News app

For the best experience of ModernHealthcare.com on your iPad, switch to the new Modern Healthcare app — it's optimized for your device but there is no need to download.