Wyoming employers discuss high health care costs

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 28, 2014 at 4:51 p.m.



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CASPER, Wyoming (AP) — Wyoming business and health care leaders discussed lowering health care costs at a daylong summit in a state known for the most expensive care in the country.

The Casper Star-Tribune (http://bit.ly/1uV571V ) reports employers say boosting the use of data could allow them to make better-informed decisions concerning health care claims.

Wyoming employers also it could be beneficial to pool their private health plan data into one database to allow for better research into costs.

The Wyoming Business Coalition on Health Employers Health Care Costs Summit took place Thursday in Casper.

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Information from: Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune, http://www.trib.com

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