The state’s program for treating mentally ill patients has higher costs and needs funding from the Legislature.
Wyoming cut $3 million from substance abuse, mental health and suicide prevention programs, and more than $16.5 million from related treatments.
We must reward those who provide good outcomes at competitive prices, not just remunerate based on volume.
If health insurance remains a luxury for Wyomingites, our workers will become our biggest export.
Legislators must recognize majority support for the federal program before we tackle insurance prices, health-care costs.