Medical Treatment Opportunity Act

CHEYENNE — Lawmakers in the 67th Wyoming Legislature will decide whether to expand the state’s Medicaid program eligibility in the upcoming general session.  If approved, Wyoming will be the last state in the West to do so.  The Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee voted 9-5 on Tuesday to sponsor...
CHEYENNE — The full Wyoming Senate wasn’t able to vote on a Medicaid expansion amendment to the budget bill Wednesday night after the Rules Committee declared it unconstitutional.  Medicaid expansion has been a long-term effort by advocates such as Better Wyoming and the Healthy Wyoming Coalition,...
CHEYENNE —Lawmakers in the House failed to introduce a bill on the floor by Friday’s deadline that would have expanded Medicaid coverage for Wyoming residents. But that doesn’t mean the issue is dead for this session.  House Bill 20, “Medical treatment opportunity act,” would have needed 40 votes...
Barrasso says caution needed in Medicaid expansion debate   By Clair McFarland Riverton Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — U.S. Sen. John Barrasso thinks Wyoming should decide against expanding Medicaid.  Acknowledging that the decision is a matter for state government, not the U.S....

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