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"Eligibility is generally based on family income and family structure and sometimes resources and/or healthcare needs. Federal regulations define more than fifty groups of individuals that may qualify for Medicaid coverage."
Welcome to Medicaid
source:Wyoming Department of Health
"Medicaid is a joint federal and state government program that pays for medical care for some low income and medically needy individuals and families."
"APS Healthcare specializes in helping government payors and community providers solve these challenges; improving health and optimizing healthcare expenditures through collaboration and behavior change...."
Welcome to the Wyoming Department of Health Kid Care CHIP
source: Kid Care CHIP - Wyoming's Choice for Healthy Kids
"Kid Care CHIP is a Wyoming program that helps families provide health insurance for their children. Health Insurance is an important part of making sure that kids grow up healthy. Together we can make sure your kids get the health insurance they need."
Medicaid brochure or publication:
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in Medicaid and SCHIP in Wyoming
source: US Dep't of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
file size: 7 pg. languages: English
"As of July 2003, 59,789 people were covered under Wyoming’s Medicaid/SCHIP programs. There were 56,209 enrolled in the Medicaid program and 3,580 enrolled in the separate SCHIP program (Wyoming does not have a Medicaid Expansion Program)... "
Wyoming & United States State Medicaid Fact Sheets
source:Kaiser Family Foundation
file size: 1 pg. languages: English
Medicaid brochure or publication:
A Consumer's Guide to Getting and Keeping Health Insurance in Wyoming: Medicaid
file size: 41pg. languages: English
from GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY HEALTH POLICY INSTITUTE.
"Medicaid, called EquilityCare in Wyoming, is a program that provides health coverage to some low-income Wyoming residents. Medicaid covers families with children and pregnant women, the elderly, and people with disabilities,..."
Wyoming Medicaid and Medicare Nursing Homes
source:The Nursing Home Project
Directory of nursing homes and long term care facilities in Wyoming, with Medicaid and Medicare nursing home information. Besides a state directory, there are seperate pages for the main Wyoming cities.
brochure or publication:
The Medicaid Program: A Brief Overview
source:AARP Policy and Research
file size: 4 pg. languages: English
"Within broad federal guidelines, states have the flexibility to design and manage their Medicaid programs... Medicaid eligibility is limited to individuals who fall into specified categories. "
Wyoming Public Health Insurance for Parents
source:National Center for Children in Poverty
"Parents have access to public health insurance coverage primarily through plans that target “families”, with significant variation by state in the types of plans that are available and in the eligibility criteria that parents must meet. Most family plans are funded through Medicaid, but a handful of states have waivers to use State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) funds to cover parents..."
more from National Center for Children in Poverty:
Wyoming Demographics of Low-Income Children
"Research suggests that, on average, families need an income of about twice the federal poverty level to meet their most basic needs. Children living in families with incomes below this level—$40,000 for a family of four in 2006—are referred to as low income..."