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 […]

The Oral History of WINhealth’s fall into receivership

By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society Nearly nine months after it officially entered a rehabilitation receivership, the question of WINhealth and what led to its demise has been discussed in physician lounges and board rooms around the state. On Oct. 21, State Insurance Commissioner Tom Glause filed a rehabilitation receivership petition in district court in […]

WINHealth Drives Towards Liquidation

Wyoming Insurance Commissioner Tom Glause speaks to a crowd during the Natrona County Medical Society Meeting in Casper in November.    Glause says Claims Continuing to Be Paid by WINhealth By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society CHEYENNE – Claims to WINhealth are continuing to get paid despite loss of employees and the anticipated move of WINhealth […]

An Update On WINHealth

The receivership partner administering WINhealth for the Wyoming State Insurance Commissioner Tom Glause told the WMS this week that progress towards bringing WINhealth towards liquidation is going smoothly. The State Insurance Commissioner was granted a court order to place WINHealth into receivership on Oct. 21 and has been effectively running WINhealth ever since with its […]

Attorney General Says Provider Agreements In Effect

Wyoming Medical Society (WMS) has spent the last two weeks working on coordination with the State Insurance Commissioner and the receivership partners at WINhealth asking those groups for assurances on continued payment as well as questions on the validity of provider agreements. Here is what we know as of Nov. 2. Providers receiving assurances for […]

Insurance Commissioner Offers Assurances of WINHealth Payments

WMS remains unclear regarding provider agreements By Tom Lacock The Wyoming Medical Society (WMS) met with representatives from the Wyoming Department of Insurance today in Cheyenne to discuss the evolving situation with WINhealth and seek assurances of payments for its members treating WINhealth clients. “From the consumer standpoint, the question is ‘do I continue to […]

Membership Notes for October 20

State’s Deputy Insurance Commissioner Weighs in on WINhealth Decision to Leave Individual Marketplace By Tom Lacock, WMS Communications Director CHEYENNE – Wyoming’s Deputy Insurance Commissioner Jeffrey Rude met with The Wyoming Medical Society’s Board of Directors Saturday in Cheyenne to discuss the impact of WINhealth’s decision not to participate in the Individual Marketplace in 2016. The […]

What Does the Closure of WINhealth Mean for Providers?

Editor’s Note:  The Wyoming Medical Society spoke with Denise Burke of the Wyoming Department of Insurance on Oct. 21 and 22 and files the following report. However, the Wyoming Medical Society’s legal counsel is still digesting the template provider agreement and petition to the court which put WINhealth into receivership and may offer a future […]