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By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 6, 2017

As the Riverton high school girls take the basketball court for the new season, there is only one way for them to go. The RHS girls endured a winless season ...

The Associated Press
Apr 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) -- "Obamacare" is proving more of a challenge than the Trump administration bargained for. With the "repeal and replace" effort at an impasse ...

TNS
Nov 10, 2016

Insurance Commissioner Tom Glause said any repeal could not happen immediately. CHEYENNE (TNS) - President-elect Donald Trump wants to "repeal and ...


By Steven R. Peck
Oct 27, 2016

Our national health care law is poorly named, but it won't be all that easy to abandon If ever a federal program has been misnamed, it is the ...

From wire reports
Oct 11, 2016

New studies released this week show Wyomingites are experiencing slower growth in health care premiums, increased access to coverage, and higher quality of ...

By Ben Neary, The Associated Press
Mar 20, 2016

The number of Wyoming residents registered for subsidized health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act continues to climb. Wyoming Insurance ...


From staff reports
Jan 12, 2016

Wyoming does not have its own state health exchange, relying instead on the U.S. government to administer enrollment for residents online at ...

By Ben Neary, The Associated Press
Dec 2, 2015

Responding to falling energy revenues, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is proposing to reduce the rate at which the state puts money into permanent savings to free up ...

Ron Blanding, Riverton
Dec 1, 2015

Wyoming Medicaid officials with the Wyoming Department of Health are encouraging all of the program's healthcare providers to avoid payment delays by meeting ...


By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Oct 28, 2015

When WINHealth pulled out of the federal health insurance marketplace and then went out of business, Wyoming was left with only one company offering a plan ...

By Bob Moen, The Associated Press
Oct 22, 2015

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming's second-largest health insurance company, which went all in with the new federal health care program, is closing down, forcing about ...

Dwight McGraith, Riverton
Oct 14, 2015

Editor: Gov. Matt Mead of Wyoming is doing the right thing by saying Medicaid should be expanded with Obamacare to save money for the state. Every day there ...


The Associated Press
Sep 6, 2015

LOVELL -- A federal tax that will be imposed on employers who provide "exceptional" health insurance to employees has raised the ire and concern of members of a ...

Tribune News Service
Sep 4, 2015

The idea is that by the time funding does run out for ACA outreach efforts, public understanding of the insurance marketplace should be established common ...

Jon Bailey, Center for Rural Affairs, Lyons, Neb.
Jul 31, 2015

Is rural America hazardous to your health? The question is based on a finding that many of the health issues that plagued rural America a decade ago are ...


The Associated Press
Jul 26, 2015

CHEYENNE -- Representatives of several Indian tribes say they support legislation introduced by congressional Republicans this week that would exempt tribes ...

By Ben Neary, The Associated Press
Jul 15, 2015

The designation requires the tribe to provide insurance coverage for its hundreds of employees. A judge has ruled against a Wyoming Indian tribe's ...

Cathleen Corey, Riverton
Jul 1, 2015

Editor: I am one of the people happy about the Supreme Court decision on Obamacare. This does not make me a bad person. I could not get health insurance for ...


By Steven R. Peck
Jun 28, 2015

Imagine a same-sex couple unsure about insurance as the big court rulings come down Oddities of newspaper production mean that this section of ...

By Ben Neary, The Associated Press
Jun 25, 2015

CHEYENNE -- Health care officials in Wyoming are cheering Thursday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the current structure of the federal Affordable Care ...

By Ben Neary, The Associated Press
Jun 18, 2015

CHEYENNE -- Insurers and government officials in Wyoming are bracing for an impending U.S. Supreme Court ruling on a challenge to the Affordable Care Act that ...


By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Mar 24, 2015

Fremont County's Solid Waste Disposal District could leave the county's self-insurance pool and purchase health insurance from a private company for its ...

The Associated Press
Mar 17, 2015

The number of Wyoming residents enrolled in a federal health insurance marketplace has nearly doubled this year. In the second year of the marketplace, 21,092 ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Mar 12, 2015

The Northern Arapaho Tribe must offer its employees health insurance while a lawsuit over that issue plays out, a federal judge ruled Feb. 26. Lawyers for the ...


The Associated Press
Mar 8, 2015

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead told state lawmakers Friday that, having rejected Medicaid expansion, the burden's on them to come up with a solution for ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Mar 3, 2015

Expansion of the program was voted down by the Wyoming Legislature in one of the year's high-profile debates. Melody Moats watched closely this year ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Jan 13, 2015

In Wyoming, more than 9,000 people chose plans in the insurance marketplace in the first month. Reports show people are enrolling in health care ...


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