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Three More Town Hall Meetings on Health Benefit Exchange Scheduled

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1/17/2012 

OFFICE OF GOVERNOR MATT MEAD
State Capitol
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Ph. (307) 777-7437


January 17, 2012


******FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE******

Contact:
Renny MacKay
Communications Director
renny.mackay@wyo.gov

 

Three More Town Hall Meetings on Health Benefit Exchange Scheduled

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Matt Mead’s Health Care Policy Advisor will be participating in town hall meetings in Gillette, Natrona County and Cheyenne next week. The focus of the meetings will be to solicit input from the public on solutions to health insurance challenges including the concept of Health Benefit Exchanges and to hear concerns about health care generally.

The town hall meeting in Gillette is scheduled for Monday, January 23, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Gillette College in Presidential Hall. The meeting in Natrona County will take place on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Evansville Community Center. The meeting in Cheyenne is set for Wednesday, January 25, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Laramie County Community College’s Centennial Room 130.

“We want citizens to come out and give us their input about health care in Wyoming and any ideas, concerns or comments they have about possible solutions including concepts of a Health Benefit Exchange,” said Elizabeth Hoy, Health Care Policy Advisor to Governor Mead.

There will be seven town hall meetings total. One has already taken place in Cody; another is being held tonight in Riverton at Central Wyoming College’s Wind River Room; and there will be town hall meetings in Rock Springs and Jackson later this winter. Also participating in the town hall meeting in Riverton tonight will be Representative Elaine Harvey (HD 26 Big Horn/Park), co-chair of the Wyoming Health Benefits Exchange Steering Committee.

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