Healthy Frontiers http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Legislature cuts funding for Healthy Frontiers http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/legislature-cuts-funding-healthy-frontiers <p><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wpr/openspaces.mediaplayer?STATION_NAME=wpr&amp;MEDIA_ID=1006128&amp;MEDIA_EXTENSION=mp3&amp;MODULE=openspaces"><strong>Listen to the story</strong></a></p><p>Five years ago the state embarked on an innovative preventive medicine approach called Healthy Frontiers.&nbsp; It offered a version of health insurance to low income people who cannot afford it.&nbsp; The idea was to try and keep people off of Medicaid and out of the emergency room.&nbsp; But as Wyoming Public Radio&rsquo;s Bob Beck reports the legislature stripped money from the program essentially killing it.</p><p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 23:37:08 +0000 Bob Beck 20851 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Legislature cuts funding for Healthy Frontiers Future of healthcare pilot project uncertain http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/future-healthcare-pilot-project-uncertain <p>A state run health care pilot project continues to struggle to get participants, and Governor Matt Mead recently wonders about its future.&nbsp;</p><p>The Healthy Frontiers project helps low income people who don&rsquo;t qualify for government assistance programs to get health careand gets people access to a doctor which is paid for by a health care savings account.&nbsp; Governor Mead says a number of people have signed up for the program, only to drop out.</p> Wed, 28 Dec 2011 01:08:19 +0000 Bob Beck 17171 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Future of healthcare pilot project uncertain