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Republicans stand by rejection of federal Medicaid money

The Wisconsin Legislature's Republican-controlled budget committee voted Tuesday to stand by its decision to reject Gov. Tony Evers' plan to accept federal money for Medicaid, turning down more than $1 billion from the federal government and $324 million wort of state savings.

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Walker welfare changes get approval by Wisconsin lawmakers (UPDATE)

SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Changes to Wisconsin's welfare programs proposed by Gov. Scott Walker that won approval by the Legislature's budget-writing committee on Thursday include: — Requiring able-bodied childless adults in the state's main Medicaid program BadgerCare, as well as parents on food stamps, to be working or receiving job training for 80 hours ... Subscribe ...

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State to claim marital property for Medicaid debts

Provisions buried in the new Wisconsin budget dramatically expanded the state's ability to claim dead couples' joint property, such as Green Bay Packers tickets or the family farm, to recoup Medicaid expenses - even if the assets are protected in trusts.

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THE DARK SIDE: Medicaid case fails test for jury

Last month, the Wisconsin Supreme Court held that the state is entitled to a jury trial when suing a private actor for Medicaid fraud under the Deceptive Trade Practices Act (State v. Abbott Laboratories, 2012 WI 62).

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Court to consider health care law’s Medicaid mandate

As part of a broad examination of the federal health care law, the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether Congress impermissibly conditioned states’ federal Medicaid funding on the adoption of expanded eligibility and coverage thresholds.

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Van Hollen announces $4.2M BadgerCare settlement

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state of Wisconsin says it has reached a $4.2 million settlement with three drug makers which the state alleged had defrauded the Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus programs. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen on Monday announced the deal with Merck & Co., Schering Corp. and Warrick Pharmaceuticals ... Subscribe Login Digital ...

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2009AP1954 Heinrich v. Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Public Health Medicaid Linda Heinrich appeals an order affirming a decision of an administrative law judge (ALJ) for the Division of Hearings and Appeals that denied her request to have Milwaukee County's Family Care Managed Care Organization ("Managed Care Organization") purchase a power stair lift and install it in her home. We affirm. Not recommended for publication ... Subscribe Login ...

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