News Releases

December 5, 2017
The Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today that Secretary Linda Seemeyer has accepted the resignation of Medicaid Director Michael Heifetz. Heifetz, who also serves as Administrator of the Division of Medicaid Services (DMS), is leaving the position to pursue career opportunities in...
November 20, 2017
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is requesting a five-year extension for its current Section 1115 BadgerCare Reform Demonstration Project Waiver . The current waiver expires on December 31, 2018, and per federal regulations, DHS must submit an extension request one year in advance...
November 8, 2017
With the holiday season approaching, now is a good time to get a flu shot to make sure you, your friends, and your family are protected for all the events and activities to come. According to health officials, it takes about two weeks for the vaccine to take effect, so those who get a flu shot now...
October 25, 2017
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today that they are pleased with the progress the state is making in preventing childhood lead poisoning , but both agencies acknowledge that there is work left to do. “We are moving closer to...

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