Statistics suggest Wyoming is at a pivotal moment in its battle with COVID-19 as a representative for the state’s hospital says Wyoming missed opportunities to better prepare.
Not only has the Legislature refused five times to expand Medicaid, now it’s trying to remove existing coverage.
Wyoming Medical Center laid-off 58 employees in Casper last week. Hospital workers shouldn’t be the only ones losing their jobs because of the Legislature’s refusal to expand medicaid.
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.