State Economy Forces Significant Budget Reductions

Wyoming Department of Health Announces Difficult Budget Reductions August 26, 2020 Due to severe state economic challenges, Governor Gordon has asked all state agencies to prepare significant budget reductions for the 2021-2022 biennium, which began July 1, 2020. Today, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) released 9% reductions, representing just over $89 million in general […]

Major Changes Coming to Medicare E/M Office Visits

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (AMA) RELEASE August 4, 2020   CHICAGO — Major modifications are coming to the coding,  documentation, and payment of evaluation and management (E/M) services for office visits as Medicare has signaled its intention to implement finalized guidelines and payment rates as planned on January 1, 2021. Yesterday’s release of the proposed 2021 Medicare […]

WMS Announces 2020 Physician of the Year

CONTACT: WHITNEY HARMON 307-635-2424 WHITNEY@WYOMED.ORG FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                 July 13, 2020     WYOMING DOCTORS NAME STATEWIDE PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR CHEYENNE, WY – James J. Naramore, MD, of Gillette was named by the Wyoming Medical Society (WMS) as the recipient of the 2020 Wyoming Physician of the Year. This award is presented each year […]