Health Care

Are we too divided to learn the right pandemic lessons?

Last month’s roundtable panel explored various construction industry lessons learned from COVID-19, and while the pandemic is not completely in the rearview mirror, it’s not too early for local, state, and the national governments to take what we’ve learned and be better prepared for the next one.

Dane County, national chains lift mask mandate

At a press conference at Alliant Energy Center, Public Health Madison and Dane County, Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway, and Dane County Supervisor Joe Parisi announced that the county’s mask mandate will end on June 2.

Madison startup raises more than $7 million 

Madison-based OnLume Inc., a medical device company that has developed a fluorescence-guided surgery imaging system, has raised more than $7 million in private investment dollars.

WPS awarded new $383 million TRICARE contract

Madison-based Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corp. has been awarded a firm fixed-price contract for TRICARE Medicare Eligible Program services with a total estimated value of $383,248,709.

Your Medicare moment has arrived

Anyone who is approaching retirement is about to reach that milestone moment when all their hard work will be rewarded with a government health care plan.

Dane County restaurant, bar capacity increases to 75% next week

Beginning Wednesday, May 5, restaurants and taverns in Dane County will be able to host more indoor diners and drinkers, according to the latest order from Public Health Madison Dane County. The order — Emergency Order No. 16 — will also allow for larger indoor gatherings.

IRS outlines vaccine tax credits for employers

The Internal Revenue Service and the U.S .Treasury Department have published a fact sheet on tax credits available under American Rescue Plan Act to employers that provide paid leave to employees who get COVID-19 vaccinations.

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