Health insurance mandate http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming can expect highest premiums in the country from its health care marketplace http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-can-expect-highest-premiums-country-its-health-care-marketplace <p>Starting October first, Wyomingites will be able to go online and shop for medical insurance coverage from the participating providers in the state&rsquo;s insurance marketplace.<br /><br />Under the healthcare marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act, Wyomingites will be able to choose from about 16 plans, according to the US Department of Health and Human Services. The average premium for the cheapest, medium-coverage plan will be $489 per month. That&rsquo;s the most expensive in the country.<br /> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 00:55:15 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 47482 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming can expect highest premiums in the country from its health care marketplace Health insurance mandate looming, uninsured Wyomingites worry about federal exchange offerings http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/health-insurance-mandate-looming-uninsured-wyomingites-worry-about-federal-exchange-offerings <p>Roughly a quarter of Teton County residents are living without health insurance. It's the worst rate of health coverage in the state. Beginning in October, those uninsured residents will have a new opportunity to get health insurance through a federally-operated exchange, or marketplace. Wyoming Public Radio's Rebecca Huntington has more.</p><p>REBECCA HUNTINGTON: Dana Gatt is a massage therapist. She's putting towels in a warmer to get ready for her next client.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 22:51:47 +0000 Rebecca Huntington 46899 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Health insurance mandate looming, uninsured Wyomingites worry about federal exchange offerings