health care reform http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Legislators consider Medicaid expansion options http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/legislators-consider-medicaid-expansion-options <p></p><p></p><p>To comply with the Affordable Care Act, Wyoming lawmakers still have to determine whether they want to provide more health insurance to people who cannot afford it, and what such a plan would look like.&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The legislature soundly defeated a proposal to expand the current Medicaid program, so the Wyoming Department of Health has pitched a new proposal where people could purchase a scaled-down version of Medicaid Insurance.&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 00:40:47 +0000 Bob Beck 46762 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Legislators consider Medicaid expansion options Governor Mead concerned about lack of health care response http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/governor-mead-concerned-about-lack-health-care-response <p>Governor Matt Mead continues weighing the pros and cons of expanding Medicaid to include those in the state who earn 133 percent of the poverty scale.&nbsp; The expansion is part of the healthcare overhaul known as the Affordable Care Act.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 00:18:05 +0000 Bob Beck 28095 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Governor Mead concerned about lack of health care response