Wyoming

State of State speeches provide governors with an opportunity to highlight recent policy successes as well as outline key plans and issue areas of focus for the coming year. These speeches are generally strong indicators of governors’ main priorities and sometimes also include specific proposal suggestions and funding recommendations for deliberation by legislatures. Currently, 31 […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    As 2015 comes to a close, Medicaid expansion activity in states has not slowed down. Currently, 30 states and the District of Columbia have expanded Medicaid, and six of these states have chosen to pursue waivers to implement alternative versions of expansion. As the new year approaches, a number of additional states are considering options […]

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  • Wyoming’s 2013 Supplemental Budget included a $300,000 earmark to “[develop] a primary care medical home network in Wyoming.” The Wyoming Department of Health, which administers the state’s Medicaid program, leveraged a $14 million Health Care Innovation Award led by the Wyoming Institute for Population Health to help achieve this goal. The Department of Health allocated […]

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    March 13, 2015 | Filed under: Wyoming
  • In Wyoming: All Medicaid behavioral health, mental health, and dental service services are delivered entirely on a fee-for-service basis through EqualityCare, the state Medicaid program. There were a total of 69,947 beneficiaries enrolled in Wyoming Medicaid as of July 2011. Wyoming also delivers home and community based services including care coordination, youth and family training […]

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    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: Wyoming
  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Wyoming 2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Wyoming 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Wyoming 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Wyoming Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Wyoming NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Wyoming operates a separate CHIP program, […]

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    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Wyoming
  • NASHP’s Accountable Care Activity map is a work in progress; state activity pages will be launched in waves throughout Fall 2012.   At this time, we have no information on accountable care activity that meets the following criteria: (1) Medicaid or CHIP agency participation (not necessarily leadership); (2) explicitly intended to advance accountable or integrated […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Wyoming
  • No HIE Strategic Plan available yet.

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    April 5, 2010 | Filed under: Wyoming
  • The Wyoming State Legislature passed a bill (Senate File 0113) during the 2005 session requiring all licensed healthcare facilities in the state to report any occurrence of a defined set of patient safety events.  The purpose of this law is to provide the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) with information that can be used to […]

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    March 17, 2009 | Filed under: Wyoming