Wisconsin moves on health insurance for kids

January 2008
State Health Watch;Jan2008, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p11
The article reports on the proposed restructuring of state health programs in Wisconsin. According to Governor Jim Doyle, the plan--known as BadgerCare Plus, will streamline Wisconsin's existing health programs and allow parents to buy affordable health insurance for their children. The program will allow families whose children are not eligible for existing state programs to buy health insurance for a child for $10 to $68.53 a month, or $120 to $822.36 a year, depending on the families' income.


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