By Sally C. Pipes As a Republican-controlled House of Representatives with a small majority opens for business in January, one member has especially big ideas for saving patients money on prescription drug costs — and the research to back it up. A year ago, Rep. James Comer (R-KY) released a comprehensive report on the role […]
Confused About Health Insurance? For Open Enrollment Period, you Need Someone Like Quentella Perry in Your Life
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 […]
COVID-19 Treatments No Longer Fully Waived by Private Insurers
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 […]
JoLanda Rogers Dedicates Her Life and Career to the Power of Healing
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.
Emani Taylor Stresses the Importance and Her Experience Getting Enrolled for 2021 Health Insurance
“Remind your family, remind your friends, and tell them to at least go find out what their options are.” Open Enrollment Ends December 15th.
Milwaukee Judge Advocates the Importance of Health Insurance
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 […]
It’s Open Enrollment Time!
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 […]
Gov. Evers, State and Local Officials Announce Open Enrollment Period for Health Insurance
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 […]
Wisconsin Granted Permission to Withdraw from Affordable Care Act Lawsuit
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 […]
ObamaCare Improves Health of Black America
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 […]