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Vivent Health uses a medical home model to treat patients with HIV/AIDS, while also providing services to help them thrive after diagnosis. Read more

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Lead poisoning in Milwaukee children has the city revamping their testing and action protocol. Read more

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In Bay View, an anti-LGBTQ rally protested against a Drag Queen Story Hour, just a few weeks after an Alabama gay teen committed suicide. Read more

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A Milwaukee community advocacy group is calling for a formal investigation into Milwaukee’s lead prevention program after a recent state report found that the program had massive “program deficiencies.” Read more

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According to DHS, the state Office of Inspector General found that family planning clinics they’d audited were significantly overpaid for services they provided to their clients who use Medicaid. In fact, the inspector general ordered that ... Read more

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“If I’m a Senate Republican on the committee up for re-election or an Assembly Republican, I don’t want to touch this,” said state Sen. Jon Erpenbach of the Walker administration’s plan to privatize Family Care and IRIS, the state’s long... Read more

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Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s decision to refuse to fully expand BadgerCare, the state’s Medicaid program, and implement other cost-savings programs under the Read more

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Question: Can I speak to someone about signing up for Obamacare? Or must I sign up through the website?Answer: Thanks to Obamacare, tens of millions of Americans Read more

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Unwilling to accept Gov. Scott Walker’s refusal to fully expand Medicaid programs at the state level with federal dollars, representatives of 20 Wisconsin counties Read more

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