Tag: wisconsin health insurance

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Wisconsin Health Insurance Transparency and Badger Care

The Governor has signed a Wisconsin health insurance transparency bill that requires a health care provider to specify charge information for diagnosing and treating 25 presenting conditions: the provider’s median billed charges; the reimbursement amount under Medical Assistance; the reimbursement amount under Medicare; and the average allowable payment from private, […]

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Wisconsin Health Insurance Mental Health

In Wisconsin health insurance mental health disorders will now be covered at the same level as all other health conditions. The federal mental health parity law will help residents access treatment they need. Governor Doyle fought hard to help families of the state, requiring Wisconsin health insurance carriers to cover […]

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Wisconsin Health Insurance Autism Laws

New Wisconsin health insurance laws help children with autism. Governor Jim Doyle is improving Wisconsin health insurance. He announced that mental health disorders including autism, will now be covered by the carriers at the same levels as all otherĀ  conditions.

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Wisconsin Health Insurance Autism Mandate

Governor Jim Doyle has required Wisconsin health insurance coverage of autism spectrum disorders. The law went into effect November 1, 2009 for only one year but still has not been made permanent. Mandating autism coverage for Wisconsin health insurance policies allows for a minimum of $50,000 a year for intensive […]

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Wisconsin Health Insurance Governor Jim Doyle Unveils BadgerCare Plus Basic

Governor Jim Doyle announced a new self-funded health care plan for adults without dependent children who are on the Wisconsin health insurance waiting list. BadgerCare Plus Basic will provide enrollees with limited access to physicians, hospital services, generic prescriptions and catastrophic coverage, and will be paid for by a monthly […]

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Young Adults Get Break on Wisconsin Health Insurance

A new state law requiring some health insurance plans to extend coverage of Wisconsin health insurance for adult children younger than 27 only applies to about 35 percent of those who are insured in the state. However, it does not apply to private self-funded plans that many employers use and […]