It might be hard to tell, but the annual enrollment period to sign up for a healthcare plan under the federal Affordable Care Act is occurring right now. After Congress failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act in two successive tries in 2017, the Trump administration unilaterally cancelled contracts, gutted funding and slashed public outreach […]
Wednesday marks the first day of open enrollment in health care plans through the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, for 2018. Despite GOP efforts over the past months to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the program remains largely unchanged. WORT producer Nina Kravinsky asked ABC for Health Executive Director Bobby Peterson what you need […]
Congress may be in recess, and the Republican Health Care bill may be stalled for the moment, but many expect that current Senate bill to be revisited and modified to fit the needs of conservative holdouts like Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin. At present, over 22 million people stand […]
Republicans in the U.S. Senate meet in secret–with no public hearings so far and no committee meetings–to craft amendments to the American Health Care Act. They, intend to replace the seven-year old Affordable Care Act. Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing spoke with Laurel Lucia, Director of the Health Care Program at the University of […]
Professional tax preparers June and Sandy, who have a combined 40 years experience helping citizens file income taxes, pay their annual visit to the Access Hour to talk about changes in the tax code, offering tips for doing taxes and answering listeners’ questions. June and Sandy also talk about taking advantage of the Homestead Tax […]
MADISON (WORT) — Wisconsin is now the only state that hasn’t yet released full information on health insurance rates for the coming year. Some are saying regulators aren’t doing enough to hold insurance companies accountable. Darien Lamen reports.