fbpx

Wyoming Resources

This page has information specific to this state, including contact information for federal and state agencies, and some key information about laws and consumer protections.

To find financial assistance resources, please visit CancerFinances.org.

Click here for information about laws specific to Wyoming.

 

Employment

Federal Fair Employment Agency
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
800.669.4000
info@eeoc.gov

Reasonable Accommodations
Job Accommodation Network
800.526.7234
jan@AskJAN.org

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage & Hour Division
866.487.9243

State Fair Employment Agency
Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Labor Standards Division
307.777.7261

State Health Care Coverage Facts
Georgetown University Health Policy Institute

Vocational Rehabilitation
Wyoming Department of Workforce Services

More Employment Resources

Health Insurance

HealthCare.gov

Wyoming Department of Insurance
307.777.7401

COBRA
U.S. Department of Labor
Employee Benefits Security Administration

COBRA-Wyoming
Wyoming Department of Insurance
307.777.7401 or 800.438.5768

More Health Insurance Resources

Medicaid Programs

Triage Cancer Guide to Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid
855.294.2127

Health Insurance Premium Payment (HIPP) Program
307.777.7531

State Children’s Health Insurance Program
Wyoming Kid Care Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
855.294.2127

Find Health & Dental Coverage For Your Family
InsureKids.gov

More Health Insurance Resources

Health Care Programs & Laws

Women’s Health & Cancer Rights Act (WHCRA)

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Sharing Medical Information with Family & Friends

Hill Burton Federally-Funded Health Centers

Federally Qualified Health Centers

Community Clinics

National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP)

Breast & Cervical Cancer

Transportation

Local transit systems may provide free or discounted rates for low-income individuals and families. Some cities also offer bus passes, vouchers for taxi or ride-sharing services, or shuttle services for patients traveling to cancer treatments.

Dial 211 for assistance.

Unemployment Resources

Unemployment Agency
Wyoming Department of Workforce Services
307.235.3264

Agency: Wyoming Department of Workforce Services

Information and filing available here. File online or by phone at (307) 473-3789. Information for filing weekly certification claims for benefits can be found here. Click here to see the current weekly benefit amount and the maximum length of benefits. Payment can be made via debit card or direct deposit. Most claimants will be required to make at least two job search contacts per week and to keep verifiable records of these contacts in order to maintain eligibility for benefits. Frequently asked questions are answered here. There is a comprehensive guidebook available. Contact the Unemployment Office for more information.

State Clinical Trials Law

W.S. § 26-20-301

Who must cover the costs? All individual and group health insurance policies, individual and group service or indemnity type contracts issued by any insurer.

What must be covered? Routine patient care costs received as part of a clinical trial or study in a Phase II, Phase III, or Phase IV study or clinical trial for the treatment of cancer

Requirements for Coverage: The medical treatment must be provided by a licensed health care provider practicing within the scope of the provider's license and the facility and personnel providing the treatment have the experience and training to provide the treatment in a competent manner, and the patient has signed a consent form indicating they have been informed of all the risks, procedures and alternatives

Qualifying Trials: The clinical trial or study is approved by the appropriate agencies (the NIH, the FDA, the U.S. Dept. of Defense or Veterans Affairs)

(Current as of 8/2022)