Medicaid Expansion Options Report now available; Info posted on-line

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Department of Health has researched potential approaches for extending healthcare coverage should the state decide to approve the optional expansion of Wyoming Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act.

The report was prepared in response to a request from Governor Matt Mead, andincludes discussion of five potential options. The department’s recommendation of the approach that best fits Wyoming’s needs is also described.

The Medicaid expansion options report can be found online at www.health.wyo.gov. Additional related reports about Medicaid can be found online at http://www.health.wyo.gov/director/dupre.html.