The Wyoming Senate advanced a plan for Medicaid expansion, adding an work requirement amendment that the bill’s sponsor called a “poison pill.”
The Wyoming Senate rejected Sen. Scott’s amendment to add health savings accounts to the SHARE Plan for Medicaid expansion. A cost-neutral amendment passed.
The prospect for Medicaid expansion remains murky. Sen. Charlie Scott insists on his bill, while most proponents want the SHARE Plan.
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.
Gov Mead supports a Dept. of Health Medicaid expansion plan, while key lawmakers intend to propose a version that would include health savings accounts.