By Devin Blake This story was originally published by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, where you can find other stories reporting on fifteen city neighborhoods in Milwaukee. Visit milwaukeenns.org. When it comes to health insurance, certainty can seem in short supply. Meet Quentella Perry, whose job with the nonprofit Covering Wisconsin involves helping people plow through […]
By Matt Martinez Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service This story was originally published by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, where you can find other stories reporting on fifteen city neighborhoods in Milwaukee. Visit milwaukeenns.org. Consumers could be in for a surprise when they see their coronavirus-related medical bills. Some insurers are no longer covering the full cost […]
In a time where there are so many things that we don’t have a choice in, protecting your health is a choice. It’s something you can control,” she said.
“Remind your family, remind your friends, and tell them to at least go find out what their options are.” Open Enrollment Ends December 15th.
By Karen Stokes During a pandemic, disease spreads quickly and it is imperative to have insurance to cover high unexpected hospital costs. As the world grapples with coronavirus, the more people are realizing the benefits of having quality health insurance. Health insurance provides financial assistance for routine checkups and financial protection in case of a […]
Ascension Wisconsin Encourages our Community to Enroll in Health Insurance Beginning Nov. 1. Ascension Wisconsin encourages our community to enroll in health insurance beginning Nov. 1. Unfortunately, accidents and unexpected medical procedures do occur. Having a health insurance helps pay for some of those unforeseen costs and provides financial protection against ongoing large medical bills. Throughout the month […]
By Dylan Deprey Out of twenty cities, former President Barack Obama visited Milwaukee to celebrate a first-place victory in his Healthy Communities Challenge back in 2016. Milwaukee signed up 38,000 of its neighbors for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA.) Three years later, the numbers have drastically declined across the city and the […]
By Ana Martinez-Ortiz Earlier this week, Wisconsin found out that its request to be dismissed from the lawsuit, Texas v. United States, was granted. The case, which includes multiple states, is a lawsuit that aims to end the Affordable Care Act. According to the law firm, Sheppard Mullin, Texas is arguing that Patient Protection and […]
by Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Black Americans continue to face serious disparities in education, employment, and in economic development. While over 45 million Black Americans have made some type of progress during the past seven years of the Obama Administration, there is still much more to be done to end the vast racial […]
Local, Federal Officials Aim for 10 Million Americans Insured by End of 2016 Madison, WI—October 19, 2015— As the open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace approaches, a crucial community program is beginning its third year, bolstered by a new $1.3 million gift. Open enrollment for 2016 coverage begins in 13 days on November […]