Department of Insurance

                                                              What’s New  Air Ambulance Membership/Subscription Companies Must be Licensed.  Air ambulance companies operating in Wyoming

                                                             

What’s New 


Air Ambulance Membership/Subscription Companies Must be Licensed.  Air ambulance companies operating in Wyoming and offering memberships or subscriptions are reminded that Wyo. Stat. §26-5-103(a)(ii) was passed as part of the Air Ambulance Coverage-Medicaid Act, HB0194/HEA 0112 during the 2019 Wyoming legislative session.  Effective, April 1, 2020, disability insurance is defined in Wyo. Stat. § 26-5-103(a)(ii) as “insurance of any kind on human beings against disablement or expense resulting from sickness, including subscription or membership plans relating to air ambulance transport services.” This definition of disability insurance is not exclusive to the Medicaid program and disability insurance is not under the jurisdiction or funding of CMS. Rather, enforcement of this provision is under the authority and jurisdiction of the Wyoming Department of Insurance (DOI).  Accordingly, all air ambulance membership and subscription companies must be licensed as disability insurers with the Department of Insurance by April 1, 2020. Please contact Becky McFarland, DOI General Counsel, at Becky.McFarland@wyo.gov. or at 307-777-6889 with questions.

MACRA Emergency Rule

Effective December 19, 2019, Governor Gordon approved the Department’s emergency rule related to Chapter 35 – Medicare Supplemental Insurance, also known as MACRA. 

MEWA Forms

Employment Opportunities: 

  • Senior Financial Examiner – Cheyenne – The Senior Financial Examiner position monitors the solvency of Wyoming insurance companies by performing risk-focused examinations and financial analysis of insurance companies annual and quarterly statements. In doing so, this position ensures the protection of Wyoming insurance customers. Please apply here.


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Extension of Transitional Health Insurance Plans

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Wyoming Land Title Association Presentation


Wyoming Insurance Department

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laws and regulations of the State impartially, honestly, and expeditiously; to
serve the consumer of insurance; to encourage a healthy insurance marketplace;
and to promote change to better serve the public interest. To this end, the
highest ethical, professional, and work quality standards will be exercised in
all formal and informal relationships with individuals, agencies, and companies
affected by the policies and actions of the department. It is our commitment to
be the best insurance regulatory agency in the United States.

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