OCCUPY – Medicaid Cuts – Town Hall

OCCUPY

The 1% wants to cut Badger Care for the 99%

While Milwaukee has been shown to have one of the highest infant mortality rates in the country, Dennis Smith – Wisconsin Health Czar plans to cut 350,000 seniors, families and children from the Badger Care Program.

As with most Walker Administration events, the date was not released until Sunday Oct. 16 or just 3 days before the meeting in order to decrease attendance.

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Town Hall Meeting On Medicaid Savings Initiatives

Goodman Community Center
Evjue Community Room D
149 Waubesa Street, Madison, WI
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
1:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M

WHERE:

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Madison, WI 53704
Evjue Community Room D

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Department of Health Services will hold a town hall meeting in Madison about proposed changes to Medicaid.

Town Hall Meeting in Milwaukee Oct.21
Save Badger Care Coalition

On January 3, 2011 Just hours after Scott Walker became Governor, Dennis Smith was appointed to serve as Secretary of the Department of Health Services . Dennis G. Smith, a consultant with (ultra conservative) Leavitt Partners, is a former (Koch supported) Heritage Foundation Senior Fellow and former Director of the Center for Medicaid and State Operations at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Under Bush/Cheney).
More than just a the head of the Department – He is the czar

Smith was given unprecedented power through language buried deep in the budget-repair bill that would give Smith and the Walker administration unprecedented power to revamp the state’s Badger Care program without following the legislative processes, public vetting, and even state laws normally required.
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