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Wisconsin Governor announces push for Medicaid Expansion

State losing out on over $980 million annually according to estimates

 

August 28, 2019

Former Wisconsin Governor, Scott Walker initially promoted the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as a good deal for those who would qualify for it. But he stopped short of implementing the program as intended when he refused to accept federal funding for the expansion of the state’s Medicaid program. Now, current governor Tony Evers is attempting to change course, it will be an uphill battle.

Wisconsin is missing out on an estimated $19 million every week by not expanding Medicaid, and 60-70 thous...



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