Affordable Care Act

Yay! for the ACA on Its Eighth Anniversary

Its the eighth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act being signed into law. The law made advances for women by prohibiting sex discrimination in health care.

Joy Reid goes off on Ryan’s Ayn Rand ideology

Scot Ross of One Wisconsin Now argued that recent failed health care reform negotiations showed that Ryan “can be rolled” by conservatives in the U.S. House. [Raw Story]

Health Care

When it comes to Wisconsinites’ health and wellbeing, Gov. Scott Walker knows what should come first - his own political ambitions!

Is Walker-Ryan Relationship on the Rocks?

Ryan’s call for the repeal of ObamaCare, and Johnson’s support for legislation to defund health insurance exchanges, seem targeted to undermine Walker’s latest health care scheme

Walker Defers Health Exchange Formation to Federal Government

As expected, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced today that he will not attempt to create a state health care insurance exchange for Wisconsin residents and will instead defer that chore to the federal government. To comply with the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, the governors of the states must inform the Obama administration […] [Biz Times]

Obamacare Helps Waukesha County Company Expand

MADISON, Wis. — While Gov. Scott Walker refuses to implement health care exchanges in Wisconsin, Minnesota’s progress on offering consumers and businesses the opportunity to leverage their resources to purchase affordable, private health insurance will, according to recent news reports, create 100 new jobs at Waukesha County based Connecture, Inc. “It’s ridiculous that Gov. Walker […]

Reaction pours in over historic court ruling on health care

The U.S. Supreme Court today upheld President Barack Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), which is commonly referred to as “Obamacare.” ne Wisconsin Now deputy director Mike Browne said, “One of Gov. Walker’s first acts upon taking office was authorizing the use of taxpayer dollars to sue to repeal Obamacare. Thankfully, the U.S. Supreme […] [Biz Times]

Wisconsin reacts to court ruling on health care reform

One Wisconsin Now Deputy Director Mike Browne: “It’s time for Gov. Walker and legislative Republicans to stop fighting against Wisconsin consumers and work with Democrats to implement health insurance reform.” [WLUK-TV]