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March 30, 2023 3:17 am

Advocates Mark Affordable Care Act Anniversary with Success Stories, Warnings

With the Affordable Care Act another year older, patients who have benefited from expanded health care coverage along with boosters in Washington and Wisconsin used the 13th anniversary of the federal health care law Thursday to highlight its success and warn of renewed threats to its future.

New State Plan Emphasizes Root Causes Behind Public Health Conditions and Outcomes

The State Health Improvement Plan from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) says it will take “foundational shifts” to bring public health agencies into discussion and action on issues including child care, housing, broader community resources and even how communities and the state make policy decisions.