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Monday, June 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
JFC rejects self-insurance, expects to find $63.9 million in savings »
June 16, Wisconsin Health News   The Joint Finance Committee unanimously rejected contracts to self-insure and...
Monday, June 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASCA Submits Comments in Response to IPPS Payment Rule »
June 15, ASCA Government Affairs Update   ASCA has submitted formal comments in response to the 2018 Inpa...
Friday, May 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHA Presents Emergency Preparedness Conference, September 20 in Madison »
On September 20, the Wisconsin Hospital Association is sponsoring the “WHA Emergency Preparedness Conference: Ready to Re...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Management brings back fee schedule proposal for workers' compensation May 18, Wisconsin Health News »
The management side of a council charged with developing changes to the state's workers' compensation system has proposed...
Sunday, May 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Wisconsin Health News Conference »
Get the full story on the twists and turns of federal health reform and what it means for Wisconsin at this year's Wiscons...

Legislative Updates
Friday, May 26, 2017
Budget Committee Retains Modified Assessment »
The Joint Finance Committee passed an omnibus Medicaid budget plan that includes a modification of the current assessment....
Thursday, May 25, 2017
2017 ASC Assessment to be Adjusted »
The Wisconsin Department of Revenue has reported to WISCA that current assessments (due in June) are being amended and re-...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
JFC Co-Chair Nygren to headline June 5 Newsmaker Event »
Joint Finance Committee Co-Chair Rep. John Nygren, R-Marinette, will provide an update on the state budget, preview what's...
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...

WISCA
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Webinar on Generation Accommodation »
Four generations fill today's workforce. Each generation has it's own perspectives and perceptions regarding disability. T...
Friday, April 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Values Drive a Consistent Patient Experience »
Kristin Baird, President/CEO, Baird Group   Delivering a great patient experience (or any customer experience...
Monday, March 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Annual Forum Recap »
The WISCA 2017 Annual Forum was a great success with 56 attendees and 19 exhibitors. The forum theme was Stack the Deck:...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
GIB Reviews Self-Insurance Responses »
On November 30, the Group Insurance Board (GIB) convened to discuss the nine responses received under the state’s Request...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Finance Committee Adds Another WISCA Champion »
WISCA “Legislator of the Year”, Representative Mike Rohrkaste, was named to the Joint Finance Committee.  He joins re...

ASC
Wednesday, June 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
OAS CAHPS Survey Beginning in 2018 »
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will require all CMS-certified ASCs to participate in the OAS CAHPS s...
Thursday, March 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Joint Commission ASC Survey Changes for 2017: 10 Things to Know »
In late November, The Joint Commission announced it was making adjustments to its ASC survey process effective Januar...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Cosponsors Added to Key Legislation »
Last week, US Representative Grace Meng (D-NY) joined a growing list of supporters for the Ambulatory Surgical Center Qu...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
President Barack Obama Signs 21st Century Cures Act into Law »
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama signed into law the 21st Century Cures Act, a piece of legislation that includes two ke...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congress Passes Health Care Legislation Impacting ASCs »
On Wednesday, the US Senate passed the 21st Century Cures Act. This bipartisan bill, introduced by US Representatives Fred...

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