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Bill to expand Medicaid on Wind River reservation fails

Bill to expand Medicaid on Wind River reservation fails

by Ron Feemster
— February 12, 2014

Ron Feemster, WyoFile

Wyoming House members voted this morning not to introduce a bill that would have allowed the tribes and the Wyoming Department …

Dr. Dollars

Wyoming Medical Center is seeking to restore its “sole community provider” designation and the millions in federal funding attached, Greg Kearney sees a cash grab.

Wyoming scrambles after losing 'Obamacare' legal challenge

While Wyoming’s all-Republican congressional delegation decried the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision late last week to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and vowed to repeal the law, their Republican counterparts at home appeared to labor under the assumption that Wyoming …

Shake-up in alcohol, tobacco and suicide prevention services rankles providers

A major shake-up is coming in how a federal grant to help prevent suicide and the use of alcohol and tobacco will be administered in Wyoming. Some critics say it will result in significant layoffs at community-level organizations, and it could diminish some one-on-one prevention services. The change has also raised questions about the bidding process that awarded a contract for health services.

What Is Insurance?

The basic principle of casualty and liability insurance is sound: make sure that every business venture has a pool of money to cover losses suffered by the insured (casualty insurance) and third party victims (liability insurance). The result: a broad slice of society shares the cost of creating a fund to protect the injured.