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I am asking your readers to contact our Representatives in Fremont County and join other Wyoming residents to pass this house bill.
The bill has to presented to the legislators by February 6 to be considered for this year.
HB-80 would offer Medicaid to a never before served population, they are estimating 19,000 citizens of Wyoming.
The program was offered to all states in 2010, it’s federally funded and the feds pay 90% of the cost.
(Traditional Medicaid is only 50% federally funded)
I’m a retired State employee who use to determine eligibility for Medicaid programs.
I would hear horrific stories from residents in need but without those people meeting the limited guidelines, unable to assist them.
Please contact your representatives and urge them to vote yes.