Category Archives: WI Health Insurance Laws

Wisconsin Health Insurance Marketplace

Since the federally run marketplace launched on October 1st, many Wisconsin residents have experienced difficulties logging in to the site, receiving quotes and ultimately enrolling in a plan for 2014. Fortunately, enrollee’s have until December 15th to select a plan … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Health Insurance Panel on Exchanges

Four of the largest health insurers in Wisconsin, state that the private health insurance exchanges set to be rolled out this fall under the Affordable Care Act, or more commonly known as Obamacare are potentially filled with uncertainty. During a … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Increase for Smoker in Wisconsin

Under a proposal in the Wisconsin legislature, state workers would have to pay $50 per month more for health insurance. On May 21st, the Joint Finance Committee voted 13-3 to approve the bill. Currently 12 other states have similar fees. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Health Insurance Exchange

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare or PPACA), gave states three options to implement a health insurance exchange: an exchange built by the state of Wisconsin subject to the federal guidelines/mandate, a partnership plan requiring Wisconsin to perform … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Residents to Receive Health Insurance Rebates

An estimated $16.8 million rebates will be given to Wisconsin businesses and consumers this year from health insurers.  This is due to these health insurers spending more on administrative expenses and made more profits than allowed under the health care … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform – Immunizations

Parents with health insurance coverage in Wisconsin will soon no longer free immunizations for the children as of October 1st, 2012 because Wisconsin, like the rest of the country are required to comply with the new federal law as part … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Rebates

Wisconsin residents and employers will be receiving approximately $10.5 million dollars in health insurance rebates as a result of the health care legislation passed in 2010.  The US Health and Human Services Department estimates that just over 280,000 residents will … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s Mark Neuman Oposes Healthcare Law

U.S. Senate Candidate Mark Neumann is traveling around Wisconsin in opposition to President Obama’s health care law, which the US Supreme Court is anticipated to rule within the next week. On Wednesday, Neumann spoke at St. Vincent Hospital in Green … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Child Only Policies

There have been many well known health insurance companies that will no longer be offering new child-only plans, though they will maintain the child-only policies already in place.  Some health insurance companies feel this has formed an uneven competitive environment. … Continue reading

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BadgerCare Cuts

Preliminary approval has been granted to the state of Wisconsin form some of the Medicaid cuts that are predicted to result in approximately 65,000 adults and children departing the health insurance program. Per the letter sent from the director of … Continue reading

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