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10th Annual HealthWatch Wisconsin Conference
March 22 & 23, 2017 - Madison, Wisconsin

Wisconsin lawmakers participate in last year's popular Legislative Panel, returning again in 2017.

"The Health Care Coverage Pendulum Swings"
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Thank you for attending this year's conference!


Click here to view the full Conference Agenda


video: Save the Date!

Day 1


The conference began at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22 with an afternoon centered on the Wisconsin Coverage Connections Project. We discussed the basics of BadgerCare Plus, hosted a session called "Working with Pediatricians," and provided a session on outreach and education strategies to connect more kids to coverage!


We then celebrated the excellent work of health professionals across Wisconsin with our Annual Awards Celebration!



Day 2


The conference continued at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 23 with the very popular Legislative Panel discussing "The Direction of Health Policy in Wisconsin." We continued our theme "The Health Care Coverage Pendulum Swings", and heard from policy experts and elected officials as they describe the future of health care and coverage in 2017.


Thursday, March 23 (Day 2) included sessions & workshops on:


-Health Equity

-Immigrant Health Coverage under BadgerCare Plus & Medicaid

-Jail Health & Medicaid


-Uncompensated Care

-Advocacy Strategies in a Changing Health Coverage Landscape

-and more!



Our 10th Annual Conference was an opportunity for you to gather-and-learn about the changes ahead in both public and private health care coverage programs in Wisconsin. It was also a great place to network and meet other people working with Wisconsin families. Day 1 of the conference was FREE for paid members/subscribers of HealthWatch Wisconsin.


Click here to view the full Conference Agenda


Breakout sessions, TED-talk style presentations, expert panels, and the HWW Annual Awards Ceremony were included in this year's conference agenda!


How to Register


Registration is closed. Thank you for attending this year's conference!


Council member Bobby Peterson presents an award at last year's Awards Ceremony.


Advocates and professionals discussed coverage changes and updates at Day 1.


Informal networking opportunities were available throughout the Conference!


Annual Awards Ceremony


Make your nomination today! Send us a nomination for a deserving person in one of our award categories.





Directions to venue





The venue's Johnson Street entrance was the most efficient way to enter the conference, and an automatic door was available. There was also an elevator and ramp to assist persons of all abilities with accessing the venue's Ballroom, Classroom, Dining Room, Auditorium, and restrooms. A limited number of accessible parking spaces were available on-site.





For directions to the Madison Masonic Center, please click here.

Paid parking is available downtown in several parking ramps. For rates and information, please click here.






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