Medicaid expansion proponents say they will go after legislative seats this election year to win support in the 2017 legislative session.
The House and Senate budget bills introduced this week exclude Medicaid expansion, one of Gov. Matt Mead’s signature budget items, and rely instead on a patchwork of health care measures.
If the solution involves each state developing its own health care system, forget it. It's way beyond the ability of many state legislatures to fix something so important.
Thousands of Wyoming residents left without healthcare coverage, while the costs of uncompensated care and loss of federal dollars stack up.
Lawmakers opted to pursue a health savings account plan for Wyoming Medicaid expansion in lieu of the SHARE plan drafted by the Department of Health.