Medicare plays a key role in providing health and financial security to beneficiaries residing in Wyoming. With more than 112,700 Wyoming beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare, we’ll cover some very important information below about Medicare in Wyoming. We want to help you better understand your options and make the decision-process as seamless as possible once you’re ready to enroll in Medicare or discover different coverage options.

Wyoming Medicare Enrollments

107,577

Original Medicare Plans (Part A and B)

5,130

Medicare Advantage & Other Health Plans

70,549

Stand-alone Medicare Part D (Drug Plans)

112,707

Total Medicare Beneficiaries in Wyoming

Who Qualifies for Medicare in Wyoming?

Medicare covers most Wyoming residents who are age 65 or older, and it also covers disabled Wyoming residents. In general, Medicare enrollment in Wyoming works the same way as it does in the rest of the country. If you qualify, Original Medicare Part A and Part B will help cover your health costs.

Once you have Medicare eligibility, you can begin choosing a new health plan through a Medicare Advantage Plan, Medigap plan, and/or a Medicare Part D drug plan.

Who Qualifies for Medicare

Local Medicare Health Plan Resources in Wyoming

  • The Wyoming State Health Insurance Information Program (WSHIIP) is a federally mandated program. It was set up to help seniors and others on Medicare understand their rights and answer their questions. WSHIIP has over 80 volunteers in almost every county who will counsel beneficiaries and help solve problems, confidentiality, and it is free of charge. Trained counselors promote consumer understanding of Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare supplement, and long-term care insurance.
    Contact: Call (800) 856-4398.A directory of WSHIIP representatives can be found at the program’s website.

  • Wyoming’s Senior Medicare Patrols (SMPs) empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse through outreach, counseling, and education. SMPs are grant-funded projects of the federal U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), U.S. Administration for Community Living (ACL). Much like their cousin program WSHIIP, SMPs are a volunteer-powered initiative.
    Contact: Call (800) 856-4398

  • Wyoming’s State Brand of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) is active in disseminating information, staging events and seminars, and providing education and webinars about how to interact with programs such as Medicare and Medicare Advantage.
    Contact: Call (888) 687-2277 or use the online contact and messaging portals at its website.

  • The Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) is a member of the national network of University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD). WIND assists individuals with developmental disabilities, their families, professionals, and University of Wyoming students through education, training, community services, and early intervention. The TeleHealth network (WyTN) connects providers with the public and has informative webinars, education, and training and informative documents at its resource center, many of them directly touching on Medicare and Medicare Advantage.
    Contact: Call (888) 989-9463, (307) 766-2761, or email uwwin[email protected].

The licensed agents that are partnered with Timefor65 can help you compare the availability, benefits, and costs of Medicare plans in your specific region of Wyoming. Our process makes it easier for you to access your Medicare eligibility in Wyoming so that you receive personalized, affordable, and easy-to-use coverage options and solutions. Feel free to fill out the form or give us a call at (866) 327-0148 anytime to get your free quote and ask any questions that may be lingering.