ABC in the News - 2013


State Delays BadgerCare Changes Until April, Informs Affected (WPR, 26 Dec. 2013)

Wisconsin health officials to call and send letters to those affected by Medicaid delay (Star Tribune, 13 Dec. 2013)

Walker’s BadgerCare delay would save state $23M (The Badger Herald, 3 Dec. 2013)

Special session legislature votes to extend BadgerCare deadline (The Daily Cardinal, 3 Dec. 2013)

The Devil's Advocates 12-2-13 Hr 1 (92.1 The MIC, 2 Dec. 2013)

UPDATE: JFC approves BadgerCare delays (WKOW Madison, 2 Dec. 2013)

WORT's "In Our Backyard" interviews Brynne McBride (WORT FM, 2 Dec. 2013)

ABC for Health's Written Testimony on Special Session BadgerCare Plus Bills (The Wheeler Report, 2 Dec. 2013)

Combative public hearing over BadgerCare delays at Capitol (WKOW Madison, 2 Dec. 2013)

GOP defends BadgerCare change delays in contentious hearing (Milwaukeee Sournal Sentinel, 2 Dec. 2013)

Proposal delaying Medicaid shift could save state $23M (Green Bay Gazette, 2 Dec. 2013)

Legislature Considers Delay in Moving 70K people off BadgerCare, WPR, December 2, 2013 (WI Public Radio, 2 Dec. 2013)

BadgerCare delay details surface in LFB memo bill draft (, 27 Nov. 2013)

Scott Walker treads own path on ACA (, 20 Nov. 2013)

Problems, promise of Affordable Care Act aired at conference (Green Bay Gazette and, 8 Nov. 2013)

WORT's "In Our Backyard" interviews Brynne McBride (interview begins at minute 12:00) WORT FM, 4 Nov. 2013)

Troubles Continue for New Health Care Law (WI Public Radio, 31 Oct. 2013)

Obama care in Wisconsin: Can We Make the Affordable Care Act Work? (, 30 Oct. 2013)

Wisconsin health-care helpers getting a late start" (, 22 Oct. 2013)

Chris Rickert: Just call it "Walkercare" (WI State Journal, 6 Oct. 2013)

"8 O'Clock Buzz" program talkting about marketplace Open Enrollment (WORT FM, 4 Oct. 2013)

"Central Time" program talking about Health Reform (WI Public Radio, 3 Oct. 2013)

Experts Offer Advice on Signing up for New Health Care Exchanges (WI Public Radio, 2 Oct. 2013)

Health care questions (Channel, 2 Oct. 2013)

Health advocates not worried about issues (WKOW Madison, 1 Oct. 2013)

90,000 Wisconsinites to lose healthcare, will turn to federal exchange (WQOW Eau Claire, 1 Oct. 2013)

WI residents get letters saying they're losing BadgerCare coverage (WKOW Madison, 25 Sept. 2013)

"In our Backyard" program on Health Reform's Navigators (WORT FM, 20 Sept. 2013)

No gaps in Wisconsin health exchange marketh (Green Bay Gazette, 19 Sept. 2013)

Madison firm gets grant for health aid software (Milwaukeee Sournal Sentinel, 19 Sept. 2013)

Advocates gear up for health exchange launch (Channel, 14 Sept. 2013)

ABC's Bobby Peterson on 92.1 "Devil's Advocate" Radio Show (92.1 the Mic, 4 Sept. 2013)

Critics blast state estimate of skyrocketing health insurance rates under Affordable Care Act (Wisconsin State Journal, 3 Sept. 2013)

Analysis Shows Madison Would See Greatest Increase in Insurance Rates Under Obamacare (WKOW, 3 Sept. 2013)

Bobby Peterson Updates On Wisconsin Health Exchanges (WPT Here and Now, 8 August 2013)

Insurance companies in Wis. exchange released (Wisconsin State Journal, 6 August 2013)

BadgerCare recipients brace for health insurance exchanges (Journal Sentinel, 13 July 2013)

Affordable Care Act debate featured on Capitol City Sunday (WKOW Madison, 5 July 2013)

Wisconsin lawmakers approve $68 billion state budget (Reuters, 21 June 2013)

Backyard Hero Award - Jeanan Yasiri Moe (Community Shares, June 2013)

Cap Times' Evjue Foundation distributes $1 million to UW, area nonprofits (The Cap Times, 5 June 2013)

Phone access projects for non-profits get PSC funding (Wisconsin State Journal, 5 June 2013)

Obamacare ‘navigators’ will cost taxpayers millions (Wisconsin Reporter, 20 May 2013)

Wisconsin Law Foundation Grants Make a Difference in Communities and Courts (Wisconsin Law Foundation, Spring/Summer 2013)

Employers, insurance companies prepare for health reform exchange (Wisconsin State Journal, 29 April 2013)

Bobby Peterson: Walker can and should change mind on Medicaid (Cap Times, 5 March 2013)

Shift from Medicaid 'of good value,' outgoing health secretary says (Journal Times, 27 February 2013)

Health secretary explains Medicaid proposal (Badger Herald, 27 February 2013)

Democratic senator says he talked with GOP lawmakers about deal to accept Medicaid expansion (The Republic, 26 February 2013)

US health official touts Medicaid at conference (Press Gazette, 26 February 2013)

HHS official: Health care law gives flexibility to states now and in the future (WisBusiness, 26 February 2013)

Planned health care changes put many in limbo (, 25 February 2013)

‘WalkerCare’ draws mixed reviews (BizTimes, 18 February 2013)

Analyst says Walker's health care plan won't work (Herald Times Reporter, 14 February 2013)

Chippewa Co. Human Services responds to Gov. Walker's new health care plan (WQOW Eau Claire, 14 February 2013)

Gov. Scott Walker rejects billions of federal dollars to expand Wisconsin's Medicaid program (The Isthmus, 13 February 2013)

Reaction to Gov. Walker's decision on Medicaid (WKOW Madison, 13 February 2013)

Walker says no to federal Medicaid expansion (Channel 3000, 13 February 2013)

Small Medicaid expansion likely (The Badger Herald, 13 February 2013)