(Wyo.)-State Holds Public Forums To Seek Medicaid Ideas
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Department of Health is
holding five public forums this month to solicit ideas and comment
on the state's Medicaid program.
The first forum is scheduled for Tuesday evening in Cheyenne.
The Wyoming Legislature mandated that the state Health
Department study the state Medicaid program's costs and identify
areas of the program that may be changed.
Health Department Director Tom Forslund says the study will look
at ways Medicaid can be strengthened while also examining how the
agency can be as responsible as possible with the financial
Other forums are scheduled for Thursday in Casper, next Monday
in Gillette, July 24 in Riverton and July 25 in Rock Springs.
Medicaid is a government program that pays for medical care for
low-income and medically needy individuals and families.
(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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