Central city residents will benefit from new
bus routes that will connect riders to
suburban job hubs.
Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin, Inc. is a group of local
organizations and individuals whose collaborative goal is to address the
health problems of African Americans. The mission of the Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin, Inc. is to improve the health status of African Americans in the state of Wisconsin and to insure equitable and comprehensive health for all people.
"For Without Good Health, Nothing In Life Has Meaning."
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER OBAMACARE OPEN ENROLLMENT ENDS MARCH 31, 2014? via NewsOne Now
Though the wrinkles are being smoothed out of the insurance sign-up
experience on healthcare.gov many people are confused about their
options and the upcoming deadlines. Critics say the Obama administration
should have done a better job of
getting the word out in the months that led up to the launch of the
health insurance exchanges on Oct. 1. But Anton Gunn,
from the Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs at the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services, insists what’s important is
that the administration is now getting the messaging right for the
people who need it.
SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN'S SUPER RICH AND SUPER POOR ARE PRATICALLY NEIGHBORS via UWM Milwaukee Public Radio
The Washington Post
recently created an interactive map that lays out, by zip code, where
the nation's richest and most educated populations reside.The Post used
Census data to find 'Super Zips' - the zip codes in the 95th
percentile (or higher) when it comes to college educated and wealthy
residents. The Milwaukee-area has two such zip codes: Elm Grove and
Whitefish Bay/Fox Point/Bayside. However, some nearby zip codes are home
to some of the poorest, least educated populations, according to the
WALKER REQUEST DELAY FOR HIS OWN MEDICAID REFORMS via UWM Milwaukee Public Radio
lawmakers will convene in a special session Monday to consider putting
state Medicaid reform on a three-month delay. The group, Wisconsin Jobs
Now, recently held an event to help people enroll in insurance plans on
the online exchange. Gov. Walker is one of 25 Republican governors who
rejected federal funds to expand Medicaid. Instead, he changed the state
rules. Walker is allowing 82,000 extremely poor adults to enroll in
BadgerCare. They were previously locked out, because the state capped
enrollment. At the same time, the governor is cancelling coverage for
77,000 childless adults with incomes just above poverty.