Is the Wisconsin Budget Still in the Red?

Monday, January 23, 2012 at 3:54 PM by

The Department of Health Services (DHS) says Wisconsin has a deficit, notwithstanding the fact that the Governor has repeatedly said that he got the state budget into the black. A new WCCF blog post explains that DHS is using different accounting than the state typically uses because certifying that Wisconsin has a deficit would allow the department to eliminate or restrict BadgerCare eligibility for 53,000 adults.

See also Jason Stein’s very good explanation of the issue in an article in today’s Journal Sentinel.

Jon Peacock

Categories: BadgerCare Plus, Blog | Comments Off on Is the Wisconsin Budget Still in the Red?

Comments are closed.