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Wednesday, November 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Election Update »
By Eric Jensen, Jensen Government Relations, LLC November 7, 2018 Searching for a word to summarize last night’s...
Thursday, June 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court Upholds Cap on Noneconomic Damages »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court issued its ruling today in the Ascaris Mayo v. Wisconsin Injured Patients and Families Compens...
Tuesday, May 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness Opportunity Available for Limited Time »
Physicians who were previously ineligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program may now qualify under a temporar...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Signs WAO Legislation »
The Governor signed the Early Eyedrop Refill Bill into law on April 16.   The bill was an initiative of the Wisconsi...
Monday, November 27, 2017
Workers Compensation Call to Action »
The legislature is considering legislation based on proposals from the Workers Compensation Advisory Council.  The pr...
Monday, November 27, 2017
Coalition Urges Repeal of IPAB »
Numerous state and national organizations across the country are asking the Senate to join the House in voting to repeal t...
Monday, November 27, 2017
Wisconsin Supreme Court to review case on medical malpractice caps »
November 27, Wisconsin Health News The state’s Supreme Court agreed last week to review a lower court’s decision...
Monday, May 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Education Committee Backs Bills Targeting Drug Addiction »
The Senate Committee on Education approved two bills Monday that are part of a special session ordered by Gov. Scott Walke...
Monday, May 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Doctors, Acupuncturists Blast Chiropractic Bill »
Doctors and acupuncturists oppose a bill that would allow chiropractors to perform physical examinations for student athle...
Monday, May 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical Examining Board Approves Final Telemedicine, Opioid Continuing Medical Education Rules »
The Medical Examining Board approved permanent rules last week that govern the practice of telemedicine and mandate contin...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin Receives $7.6 Million to Fight Opioid Addiction »
Wisconsin will receive $7.6 million from the federal government to combat opioid addiction, the Department of Health and H...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Walker Approves CBD Oil Bill »
Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a bill ending state penalties for those who possess cannabidiol without psychoactive...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Launches »
A compact that aims to expedite the process for doctors obtaining medical licenses in multiple states launched in Wisconsi...
Monday, March 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘Rural Initiative’ Legislators Introduce Health Care Bills »
A group of Wisconsin State Assembly Republicans are promoting legislation this session under the “Wisconsin Rural Initiati...
Friday, March 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
GIB Votes to Self-Fund and Regionalize Health Plan »
The Group Insurance Board voted 10 to 1 to self-fund and regionalize the health plan for state and local employees at a me...
Monday, August 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Action Alert: Contact Congress Regarding Proposed Data Collection Requirements »
Action Alert: Contact Congress Regarding Proposed Data Collection Requirements The Wisconsin Academy of Ophthalmology...