UW Family Practice Residency Study Presented by Wyoming Department of Health

The University of Wyoming’s Family Practice Residency in Casper and the residency in Cheyenne have been examined by The Wyoming Department of Health. The Department of Health released that study this week to the Joint Appropriations Committee of the Wyoming Legislature in Casper on Monday. By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society CHEYENNE – The Wyoming […]

Wyoming Department of Health Presents on Multi-Payer Claims Database

By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society CHEYENNE – The much-discussed concept of a Multi-Payer Claims Data Database was center stage during the Joint Appropriations Committee (JAC) meeting in Casper on Monday. The JAC heard the findings of a study performed by the Wyoming Department of Health, which studied both a voluntary multi-payer claims database and; […]

State’s Financial Future Seems Bleak

Members of the State Leglsiature’s Joint Appropriations Committee Listen to testimony on Oct. 22 during its meeting in Casper. By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society CHEYENNE – Don Richards, the co-chair of the Consensus Revenue Estimating Group (CREG), which offers estimates of future state budgeting, presented his estimate of state revenues to the Wyoming Legislature’s […]

Title XXV Subcommittee Reviews New Payment System

By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Subcommittee to Review Title XXV Issues has begun the process of payment reform for Title XXV payments to The State’s Community Mental Health Providers. The committee met Monday in Cheyenne and moved to recommend a bill to the Legislature’s Joint Labor, Health, and […]

An Update On WINHealth

By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society Wyoming physicians who have seen claims reimbursement from WINhealth slow or stop could soon see that change, according to Wyoming State Insurance Commissioner Tom Glause. Glause said he hopes a court hearing on Oct. 19 before District Court Judge Thomas Campbell will result in the payment of nearly $2 […]

Events, Conferences, and Announcements for October 14

Each week the Wyoming Medical Society receives a number of webinar, CME, and other conference opportunities which we share with our members without endorsement. This week’s list includes: Announcements With MACRA rules being released (here’s the full announcement), the AMA has offered a few tools to help you better transition into MACRA. Among them are […]