Wyoming has received a Planning Grant to build its Affordable Insurance Exchange.
A Summary of Wyoming’s grant application is provided below:
State Planning Grant
Awarded September 30, 2010
Administrator: Wyoming Department of Insurance
Amount Awarded: $800,000
- Form a Task Force to determine if Wyoming will pursue a State-based Exchange, a regional Exchange, or allow the Federal government to operate an Exchange.
- Develop recommendations as to necessary actions to establish a functioning Exchange as well as propose legislative action if the Governor and Task Force recommend that Wyoming participate in the operation of the State’s insurance Exchange, via a partnership with the University of Wyoming.