Affordable Health Care Act

Pre-existing Conditions Plan Available In Wyoming [AUDIO]
Since last July Wyoming residents struggling to find health insurance that covers preexisting conditions have had  a new option. R.J. Ours, for the American Cancer Society’s, Cancer Action Network, wants Wyomingites to know about this federal program. “We’re just trying to …
Committee Wants Exchange That Works For Wyoming
Creation of a health insurance marketplace for Wyoming is in progress. What form it takes is the task of a committee that met Thursday  in Casper. Listen Here: The new health care law requires that every state create a health insurance exchange or marketplace by 2014. The Wyoming Health Benefit…
Health Insurance Exchanges Biggest Help To Rural America
Wyoming News Network A new report about the coming “health insurance exchanges,” as part of federal health care reform, says the first thing everyone in Wyoming needs to know is – think of them as marketplaces, not exchanges. There could be confusion with the word “exchan…
Affordable Care Act One Year Later [AUDIO]
Proponents of the Affordable Health Care Act are took time on Wednesday, one year after the act was signed, to remind the public of benefits already being felt, especially in rural states like Wyoming. Agriculture Secretary, Tom Vilsack, and Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius spo…
Scott Comments On Healthcare Moves
by  Amy Richards, Townsquaremedia , Cheyenne Senator Charlie Scott, of Casper, says he likes what he heard from the Governor in the state of the state address when it comes to the Wyoming Health Department.  Scott says, he’s especially pleased with the appointment of Casper city man…
Healthcare Mandate Challenged By State Proposals
Two pieces of proposed legislation will be introduced at next months general session of the Wyoming Legislature, both look to secure the rights of Wyoming Citizens to choose whether they buy health insurance or not.   State Representative, Bob Brechtel is co-sponsor.  “We have two h…
Preexisting Conditions? No Problem.
Chronic health problems and no current insurance coverage are ‘no problem’ under the new Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan being offered in Wyoming.  Only a couple of dozen people have signed up for the insurance so far – the coverage is part of federal healthcare refor…