Medicaid program in Wyoming is named as equalitycare to address the needs of the people who cannot pay the premiums and other medical costs. This is under the control of both the federal and state governments.
This program pays for some or all the premiums and also pays for the Medicare deductibles and coinsurance. To qualify for this, one has to have part A cover and limited income.
You may also be provided help for the Medicare prescription drug program covered under the part D of Medicare to cover for its premiums, deductibles and coinsurance you are utter poor and tied to the federal poverty level and have limited resources.
If the financial state of a person is below a particular decided level, then he is paid for monthly premiums, deductibles and coinsurance and is named as the Qualified Medicare beneficiary program (QMB)
If the income level is from 100 to 120 % of the poverty level, then one is eligible for the specified low income Medicare program (SLMP) and is paid for just the premiums. For detailed information on the eligibilities for various income levels,
People who are retired or else disabled who have low incomes and are covered by the Medicare are also eligible for the programs. Even though the income levels are a bit high, one may appeal for the help and even if the Medicare officials can’t provide them the extra help, they may help them the other ways possible.
The income and resource limits for providing cover under this vary from time to time and it is left to the sole discretion of the state to decide the eligibility for the program.
One is automatically extended extra help if he has availed:
The various categories of people who may avail this program are pregnant women, a parent or a relative caretaker of a dependent under 19, have a disability or else if one of the family members is disabled and a senior citizen i.e, people above the age of 65.
Particularly in the state of Wyoming, this program provides a set of community based services for mental health and substance abuse related concerns. The service offered by the program consists of (but not confined to) :
For further information on community health programs one may go through the document http://www.health.wyo.gov/Media.aspx?mediaId=9469
APS Healthcare is contracted by Department of health care, Division of the healthcare finance, Office of the Medicaid program to provide services to over 55 thousand Medicaid recipients. They provide services which include:
This program is for the welfare of the public and provides necessary education and support for better understanding of how to manage health and wellness issues. In addition to that non citizens are provided the service for any emergency. This also provides information about minor issues. For more information, one may go through the following link for more information regarding application