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Court ruling could impact future of federal health care law

Posted: 10:13 AM - WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.

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UPDATE: Judge tosses Wisconsin senator's health care suit

Posted: 07/21/2014 - UPDATE:A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson filed to stop members of Congress and their employees from getting subsidized health insurance through small business exchanges.

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Wisconsin judge clarifies abortion law

Updated: 07/17/2014 - A Dane County circuit court judge has sided with Planned Parenthood in issuing a ruling clarifying a 2012 state law that makes doctors who perform medication-induced abortions subject to criminal penalties.

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State says 166,000 gained insurance coverage

Posted: 07/16/2014 - Newly released numbers by the state Insurance Commissioner's office shows that nearly 166,000 Wisconsin residents purchased health insurance by June 1.

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Wisconsin receives $200,000 in drug settlement

Posted: 07/16/2014 - Wisconsin will receive $200,000 for its Medicaid program from the settlement of a multi-state lawsuit accusing a pharmaceutical company of improperly marketing a drug.

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Wisconsin releases new Medicaid enrollment numbers

Posted: 07/16/2014 - Newly released figures by Gov. Scott Walker's administration show that more than 60 percent of the people who lost state Medicaid coverage earlier this year did not purchase private insurance through the online marketplace.

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Appleton girl wins first lady's recipe contest

Posted: 07/08/2014 - A 12-year-old Appleton girl will have lunch with Michelle Obama after winning a recipe contest sponsored by the first lady's Let's Move! initiative.

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Wisconsin insurance company makes coverage error

Posted: 07/07/2014 - Nearly 300 people who applied for stand-alone dental coverage from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Wisconsin through the federal health care exchange thought they had policies but didn't have them activated.

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Justices: Can't make employers cover contraception

Posted: 06/30/2014 - The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

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Sleep-related infant deaths down in Janesville

Posted: 06/27/2014 - The Janesville Police Department's partnership with health care providers to prevent infant deaths under unsafe sleeping circumstances has made a significant difference. And for one police detective, it's personal.

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Wisconsin raises home-care spending from 2002-12

Posted: 06/26/2014 - Fifteen years after a landmark Supreme Court ruling, Wisconsin has doubled the percentage of Medicaid funds it dedicates for services to disabled people outside institutions.

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Rock County reports issues with medical transport

Posted: 06/16/2014 - Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus recipients in the Janesville area are having problems with the state-contracted ride service hired to drive them to medical appointments.

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Summer meals for low income students

Updated: 06/11/2014 - School is almost out for summer in Madison and for some kids it means swimming, biking and summer fun, but for other kids, it means they might not know where their next meal is coming from.

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June blood drives in our area

Updated: 06/04/2014 - The American Red Cross encourages blood donors to make appointments to help maintain the blood supply and help prevent a summer shortage.

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