Edit Module
Edit Module
Email this page Email Print this page Print Pin It

Archive of: Health Care

Title Issue
Health Underwriters Say Fines for Lack of Coverage are Too Low

Health Underwriters Say Fines for Lack of Coverage are Too Low

While states across the nation challenge the constitutionality of fining people who don't buy health insurance, the Wisconsin Association of Health Underwriters doesn't believe the fines are large enough.

April 2010
One Hoot for Health Care: Local Attorney Skindrud Pleads the Case

One Hoot for Health Care: Local Attorney Skindrud Pleads the Case

Last week, IB promised to offer different perspectives on the landmark health care bill, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, recently enacted by Congress. Even critics calling for repeal acknowledge there is some good in the bill, but local attorney Michael Skindrud, chairman of Godfrey & Kahn's Healthcare Practice Group, finds a lot of good in it, particularly for small businesses.

April 2010
Start-Up: Center for Nursing Excellence

Start-Up: Center for Nursing Excellence

Collaborative venture includes dummies that teach!

April 2010
Madison Hospitals Closer to Sharing

Madison Hospitals Closer to Sharing

Madison hospitals are nearly ready to go live with a pilot program to share patient data electronically in emergency and acute-care settings.

March 2010
Heart Raves Local Company Proud of National

Heart Raves Local Company Proud of National

How do you react when your only account executive announces that she has been selected to be a national spokesperson for the Heart Association's 2010 Go Red for Women campaign — a position that will take her out of the office for meetings, days and even longer?

February 2010
Mental Health Coverage: Bye-Bye Benefit?<br>
  <em>Woodman's Food Markets did it, and the City of La Crosse is considering it. Others may follow suit. </em>

Mental Health Coverage: Bye-Bye Benefit?
Woodman's Food Markets did it, and the City of La Crosse is considering it. Others may follow suit.

What is it? It's the decision to discontinue or drop mental health coverage after the state's new mental health parity mandate went into effect on January 1.

Employers offering mental health coverage as part of their insurance plans must now see that the mental health coverage is as generous as coverage for any other diseases. While the law does not require employers to carry mental health coverage, it does mandate that if it is included, is needs to be of the same value.

February 2010
Medicine is all in the Family

Medicine is all in the Family

While reform looming and general practitioners dwindling, Dr. Valerie Gilchrist fights back.

January 2010
The Emergency Care Center on the Prairie

The Emergency Care Center on the Prairie

St. Mary's Hospital's new Sun Prairie Emergency Center, the only facility of its kind in the state, may start a trend toward remotely located emergency centers in Wisconsin.

November 2009
Understanding Proposed Options in Health Care with Michael Skindrud

Understanding Proposed Options in Health Care with Michael Skindrud

Now's the time for small businesses to focus on the health care debate. The legislative drama that will continue to unfold in the nation's capitol over the next few weeks could determine whether small businesses in Greater Madison will have the wherewithal to affordably provide health insurance to their employees.

Three major bills have been put forward to reform the nation's $2.5 trillion health care system, and the ultimate measure is likely to be a combination of the three. They have certain things in common, but take different approaches with regard to how small businesses would help finance this transformation.

October 2009
The Business of Hospice Care

The Business of Hospice Care

More than a job: Nurse breathes life into end-of-life experience.

September 2009
« Previous 1  ···  28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 Next »
Edit Module
Edit Module