Commissioners ask about gatekeeping

As WDH redesigns behavioral health program, BOCCC ask about who will have a say in who gets help

Rural health care has historically been one of the critical issues that policy makers have had to face. In order to discuss the Behavioral Health Redesign being done by the Wyoming Department of Health, the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) met with Senior Policy Analyst Franz Fuchs on January 2.

This redesign will focus on mental health care in the state of Wyoming. The new system will change how behavioral health services are provided throughout the state. Funding will change to a priority method, with state support being provided to populations with higher need for treatment. The...


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