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August 23, 2017
A group of administrators and executive directors from across the state gathered to discuss current health care issues pertinent to their respective facilities with U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson in Marshfield Monday, Aug. 14. Topics included Medicaid, health care reform, and a public hearing for which Johnson said he would fly a few administrators to Washington D.C.

Photo courtesy of Kevin Larson
A never ending death spiral: SV Health & Rehab faces closure
August 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
The Spring Valley Health and Rehab Center has seen financial challenges escalate over the last six months. Administrator Kevin Larson said it was important for the nursing home to open up lines of dialogue with the community to keep the facility operating. 

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It’s not too late to save SV Health and Rehab Center
August 23, 2017 - 9:30am
July 3, 2017
A participant at a Second Wind Dreams Dementia Tour attempts to sort clothes wearing headphones to amplify background noises, glasses to reduce visibility and gloves to simulate the added difficulties associated with aging.
Photo courtesy of Second Wind Dreams
A glimpse into their lives: living with dementia
July 3, 2017 - 7:00am
June 27, 2017
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says the new Congressional Budget Office report will help him decide how he'll vote on his party's replacement to Obamacare. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: Johnson says CBO report will help him decide on health bill; 11 more state news stories
June 27, 2017 - 9:03am
June 22, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Girl survives 40-foot fall from cliff at state park; 9 more state news stories
June 22, 2017 - 1:08pm
May 5, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Congressman expects 'substantially different' health bill from Senate; 10 more state news stories
May 5, 2017 - 10:31am
March 28, 2017
Kathleen Vinehout column: What's next in health care?
March 28, 2017 - 8:08am
February 27, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker pitches state's insurance-for-poor plan to Trump; 3 more die in snowmobile crashes; 10 more state news stories
February 27, 2017 - 8:34am
October 18, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Final U.S. Senate debate set; Trump suggests Ryan might have reason for cool support; 10 more state news stories
October 18, 2016 - 12:03pm
May 27, 2016
Family of 4 pays estimated $25K for health care; UW 'jobs for life' back under fire; voting laws to stand in August; nine more state news stories
May 27, 2016 - 7:41am
Kathleen Vinehout column: Health still a top political issue
August 27, 2015 - 3:53pm
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