Wyoming Liberty Group
What is Direct Primary Care?
Direct primary care is a direct patient-to-provider relationship that delivers quality healthcare at an affordable price. Under a direct primary care contract, patients pay their physicians a flat, monthly fee. And in exchange, their physicians provides a range of primary care services. These services include preventive care, urgent care, chronic disease management, and wellness support.
Charlie Katebi and Glenn Woods talk about an incredible suggestion made during the JAC committee meeting. The Department of Health will study the cost of imposing a single-payer health care system in Wyoming.
Charlie Katebi and John Birbari discuss the Joint Appropriations Committee’s decision to reject Medicaid expansion, and what it means for patients and taxpayers.
If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it’s free.
Choosing to expand Medicaid is like deciding to marry for the sake of a dream honeymoon when disillusionment is the likely outcome. Fortunately, seven members of the Joint Appropriations Committee rescued Wyoming from a looming and ill-conceived entitlement marriage by voting to strip Medicaid Expansion from the 2017-18 budget appropriations bill.
Charlie Katebi spoke with Doug Randall on KGAB to discuss Governor Matt Mead’s dubious proposal to expand Medicaid in order to “save” Wyoming taxpayers money.
The state of Wyoming earmarks tobacco settlement funds to certain programs — and guess what. The programs cost more than the revenue they receive. As you might expect, the knee jerk reaction to this is to raise tobacco taxes to cover the shortfall. But let’s take a closer look.