uninsured http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Medicaid Expansion Defeated...Again http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/medicaid-expansion-defeatedagain <p>The State Senate easily defeated a proposed budget amendment that would expand Medicaid Services in the state by a vote of 21 to 9. &nbsp;Laramie Democrat Chris Rothfuss says it’s a chance to bring health care to over 17 thousand people in the state.&nbsp; Senate Health and Labor Chairman Charles Scott continued his opposition to Medicaid expansion by saying that it will encourage people to over utilize health care.&nbsp; Rothfuss says his proposal actually would address that.</p> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 01:44:29 +0000 Bob Beck 54389 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Medicaid Expansion Defeated...Again 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