MADISON – Wisconsin has traditionally been a model for how to provide affordable healthcare to its citizens. Under Scott Walker that reputation has taken a considerable hit.
This year’s report found the percentage of the uninsured population increased 15%. Other findings in key areas of health show that 1.3 million adult Wisconsinites suffer from obesity and more than 370,000 adults in the state have diabetes. In addition,
“It’s disappointing to see Wisconsin receive the lowest ranking its ever gotten since this study began in 1990,” Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chairman Mike Tate said Thursday. “Quality of life for Wisconsinites continues to take a hit due to Scott Walker’s failed policies, and his disastrous healthcare policy won’t make it any better.”