For most of the last 20 years, Wisconsin has been a national leader in the percentage of children with health insurance. Unfortunately, that leadership has slipped in recent years, and Wisconsin is no longer among the best states when it comes to ensuring that children have access to quality, cost-effective health care
Communities of color often face greater health challenges that lead to larger health disparities between them and their white peers. This is especially true for the Native American community.
After enactment of the budget bill last summer, most of the legislative action on health care focused on three issue areas: behavioral health, dementia, and family planning.
We’ve updated our infographics detailing how different groups are affected by the new health insurance landscape with the new 2016 Federal Poverty Levels (FPL).
In a preview to the new Census Bureau data on health insurance set to be released this week, WCCF has prepared a new report outlining areas in which the new 2014 American Community Survey (ACS) data will shed light on the growth in access to health insurance since major provisions to the Affordable Care Act […]
A new report examines the potential impact of the impending U.S. Supreme Court ruling on King vs Burwell, a ruling that will determine whether people can continue to get federal tax credits for health care coverage purchased through the federal health insurance market. A ruling in favor of King could negatively affect access to health […]
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides funding for states to expand health insurance coverage for low-income adults who have income below 138% of the federal poverty level (FPL). That part of the ACA gave Wisconsin a great opportunity to close a very large gap in BadgerCare – coverage for “childless adults” (adults who aren’t custodial parents of a dependent child).
A new WCCF analysis of the recent National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) and Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) data and how the data regarding the uninsured underscores the importance of preserving the Affordable Care Act. Read more here
This fact sheet examines changes in insurance coverage in Wisconsin since last September. It summarizes the Marketplace enrollment numbers and analyzes the changes in BadgerCare participation levels, including a surprising drop in the number of children in BadgerCare and Transitional Medicaid. Read more
This one-page chart explains the most important coverage dates for health insurance enrollment in Wisconsin in 2014. It includes relevant dates for BadgerCare, the federally facilitated Marketplace, and the Individual Mandate.