Wyoming

  • Exchanges: CMS will run a federally-facilitated exchange in Wyoming.
  • Medicaid Expansion: Governor Mead recommended in November that the state not participate in the expansion of Medicaid but said his position could change in the future.
  • Medicare Advantage Enrollment: Wyoming currently has 2,152 seniors and people with disabilities enrolled in Medicare Advantage, or about 3% of all Medicare beneficiaries.

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NEWS OF NOTE
» Wyoming Business Report – Wyoming Seeks Prescription for Health Exchanges
» Casper Star-Tribune – Wyoming Governor Expresses Grave Concerns Over Medicaid Expansion
» Governor Mead’s Statement on Supreme Court Decision (press release)
» Wyoming Tribune Eagle – Wyoming Not Alone in Waiting on Health Insurance Exchange Studies
» Bloomberg BNA – HHS Announces Two ‘Unreasonable’ Rate Increases; Says Reviews Lower Rates

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Health Care Spending State-by-State

A blog post on Health Affairs looks at the differences in health care spending on the state level. Continue reading

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