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Apr 9, 2019

State completely out of federal health care lawsuit

Wisconsin is no longer a part of a multistate lawsuit seeking repeal of the federal health care law passed under then-President Barack Obama.

Jan 9, 2019

Evers says he will order change in ‘stance’ in lawsuit

Gov. Tony Evers says he will be sending a letter to Attorney General Josh Kaul this week calling for Wisconsin to "change our stance" in a multi-state lawsuit seeking the repeal of the federal health care law.

Oct 23, 2017

Schimel doubts state will join health care lawsuit

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says he doubts he'll join a lawsuit seeking to force President Donald Trump's administration to make health care subsidy payments.

Nov 15, 2016

Wisconsin health care groups concerned about self insurance (UPDATE)

A group of health care stakeholders have asked Gov. Scott Walker to consider how self-insuring state workers could affect Wisconsin's economy and its health care market.

Sep 14, 2016

BENCH BLOG: Appeals court gets it right in complex case of statutory construction

The Court of Appeals recently tackled the novel question of whether an employee of a health care organization can access a patient’s records without the patient’s consent.

Apr 18, 2016

Jury awards software company nearly $1 billion in damages

A federal jury in Wisconsin has awarded health care software firm Epic nearly $1 billion in damages in its lawsuit against an Indian firm it had accused of stealing trade secrets.

Jun 25, 2015

US Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.

Apr 29, 2015

Report: Insurers skirt health law’s protections for women

Some insurance plans offered on the health overhaul law's new marketplaces violate the law's requirements for women's health, according to a new report from a women's legal advocacy group.

Feb 23, 2015

Meaning of 4 words at center of high court health law fight

The U.S. Supreme Court next week hears a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul that hinges on just four words in the massive law that seeks to dramatically reduce the ranks of the uninsured.

Dec 11, 2014

State appeals court rules on doctor obligations (UPDATE)

The government has no constitutional obligation to provide health care to patients in state doctors' care, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.

Aug 19, 2014

Health records denial highlights open records challenges

After promising not to withhold government information over "speculative or abstract fears," the Obama administration has concluded it will not publicly disclose federal records that could shed light on the security of the government's health care website because doing so could "potentially" allow hackers to break in.

Jul 22, 2014

Judge tosses senator’s health care suit

A federal judge on Monday dismissed a U.S. senator's lawsuit challenging a requirement that congressional members and their staffs to obtain government-subsidized health insurance through small business exchanges, saying the senator had no grounds to sue.


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