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Obamacare enrollment still rising in state; just one provider available

The number of Wyoming residents registered for subsidized health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act continues to climb.
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Insurance deadline stretched to Jan. 31

Wyoming does not have its own state health exchange, relying instead on the U.S. government to administer enrollment for residents online at ...

Facing state fund crunch, Mead wants less set aside for savings

Responding to falling energy revenues, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is proposing to reduce the rate at which the state puts money into permanent savings to free up ...

Providers of Medicaid must re-enroll in order to avoid payment delays

Wyoming Medicaid officials with the Wyoming Department of Health are encouraging all of the program's healthcare providers to avoid payment delays by meeting ...

With WIN out of Wyoming, multi-state cooperative might be next

When WINHealth pulled out of the federal health insurance marketplace and then went out of business, Wyoming was left with only one company offering a plan ...

Don't panic over WINhealth shutdown, says insurance boss; 'orderly' transition promised

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming's second-largest health insurance company, which went all in with the new federal health care program, is closing down, forcing about ...

Governor 'doing right thing' in looking at Medicaid expansion

Editor:
Gov. Matt Mead of Wyoming is doing the right thing by saying Medicaid should be expanded with Obamacare to save money for the state.
Every day there ...

Employers learn more about federal tax tied to Obamacare

LOVELL -- A federal tax that will be imposed on employers who provide "exceptional" health insurance to employees has raised the ire and concern of members of a ...

Obamacare outreach funding in place for three more years

The idea is that by the time funding does run out for ACA outreach efforts, public understanding of the insurance marketplace should be established common ...

Access to health care remains a problem across rural America

Is rural America hazardous to your health?
The question is based on a finding that many of the health issues that plagued rural America a decade ago are ...

Tribes pushing to end health care mandate

CHEYENNE -- Representatives of several Indian tribes say they support legislation introduced by congressional Republicans this week that would exempt tribes ...

Judge says Arapahos are 'large employer' under ACA

The designation requires the tribe to provide insurance coverage for its hundreds of employees.

A judge has ruled against a Wyoming Indian tribe's ...

Court ruling means health coverage can be maintained

Editor:
I am one of the people happy about the Supreme Court decision on Obamacare. This does not make me a bad person. I could not get health insurance for ...

It takes a spreadsheet

Imagine a same-sex couple unsure about insurance as the big court rulings come down

Oddities of newspaper production mean that this section of ...

Health care officials laud Thursday's court ruling

CHEYENNE -- Health care officials in Wyoming are cheering Thursday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the current structure of the federal Affordable Care ...

Insurers: Coverage unaffordable for many if court rules against ACA

CHEYENNE -- Insurers and government officials in Wyoming are bracing for an impending U.S. Supreme Court ruling on a challenge to the Affordable Care Act that ...

Fremont County's Solid Waste Disposal District could leave the county's self-insurance pool and purchase health insurance from a private company for its ...

Enrollment in federal health exchange near double this year

The number of Wyoming residents enrolled in a federal health insurance marketplace has nearly doubled this year.
In the second year of the marketplace, 21,092 ...

Court rules Arapahos must pay for worker insurance

The Northern Arapaho Tribe must offer its employees health insurance while a lawsuit over that issue plays out, a federal judge ruled Feb. 26. Lawyers for the ...

Mead to press for Medicaid solution

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead told state lawmakers Friday that, having rejected Medicaid expansion, the burden's on them to come up with a solution for ...

 
 

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