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Cooperative health maintenance organizations (HMOs) were organized after passage of the federal HMO Act of 1973 to help consumers address the problems of rising health-care costs and physician shortages. Today, health care cooperatives provide a mix of clinics, services, and insurance. Cooperative HMOs are not-for-profit providers that own medical facilities and employ medical staff, while other health care cooperatives offer insurance only.

 

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The Federated Youth Foundation is accepting applications for the 2018 Charles Van Sickle Scholarship. The $2,000 award is open to a pre-law or law student who resides in Wisconsin and plans to specialize in cooperative law. Applications are due April 1, 2018 for the spring semester.2018 Charles Van Sickle Scholarship Application

MADISON, Wis. [November 30, 2017] – Cooperative Network, the statewide trade association for cooperatives in Wisconsin and Minnesota, has named Gary Weber as the organization’s Interim President & CEO. In this role, Weber will direct all activities of the two-state operations, working closely with cooperative directors, managers and employees. “Cooperative...

Today Governor Walker signed Assembly Bill 353 (the Cooperative Statute Modernization Bill) into law. Our thanks to the many individuals who worked on and supported this legislation!

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