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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Letter to inform 92,000 of loss of BadgerCare

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About 92,000 Wisconsinites will soon be receiving letters from the state that their BadgerCare coverage will expire on December 31.

The loss of coverage comes from the restructuring of state-funded health care by Governor Scott Walker’s administration during this summer’s legislative session. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports that the letters are being sent before Oct. 1, when the federal health exchange goes into effect.



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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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