Wyoming citizens on Medicare to benefit from replacement of sustainable growth rate formula

Last week, the U.S. Senate voted on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 (H.R. 2) that permanently replaces the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula used to calculate reimbursements to physicians under Medicare. MACRA was adopted by a vote of 92 to 8 on the eve a 21 percent cut to physicians’ Medicare payments. It passed the house 392-37.

Today’s obituaries: Valencia, Anderson, Williams

Lawrence John Valencia(Casper, Wyo.) – Lawrence John Valencia was called home to heaven on April 19, 2015 after a year-long battle with Stage 4 cancer. He was born in Denver, Colorado on July 16, 1960. Lawrence was adopted by John and Lucinda Valencia who loved him with all their hearts. Lawrence, his sisters, and his mom and dad were a close family and loved each other immensely. View more of this obituary, here.