Private employers aren’t waiting for state help to gather healthcare cost information that could lead to lower prices from providers.
Study says taxpayers subsidize irresponsible building when federal money is used to fight wildland fires.
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.
After nearly two years of study and building a wide coalition of stakeholders, Wyoming’s Health Insurance Exchange Steering Committee is temporarily on hold. Some say the suspension is appropriate amid legal uncertainty about federal health laws. Others say the move feels like a political affront to what had grown into a fairly large and diverse group of stakeholders during the past two years.
Lawyers are not generally held in high esteem these days. But in many instances they are heroes of personal rights and freedom — at least that's what The Sage Grouse overheard at the Wyoming Bar Association convention in Cheyenne last week...