Wyoming won’t be ready to operate a health insurance exchange by January 2014, setting the stage for a federal program run on the state’s behalf, state lawmakers said Thursday.
The federal health reform law gives states until Jan. 1 to develop a plan for running an exchange. Lawmakers who’ve studied exchanges expect the state will miss the deadline, increasing the likelihood the federal government will develop a program for Wyoming. Read More
Matt Mead: Wyoming Will Miss Health Care Law Deadline huffingtonpost.com
Gov. Matt Mead announced Thursday that Wyoming won't meet a pending deadline under the federal health care reform law to specify whether the state intends to establish a health insurance exchange — an online marketplace that would offer the public one-stop shopping for health insurance.