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New Income Requirements for Kid Care CHIP

April 01, 2019

Each year the federal poverty level guidelines are updated and Kid Care CHIP income requirements change. This year, a family of four may earn up to $50,208 and still qualify for Kid Care CHIP. 

Family Size: 1 - Monthly Income $2,024

Family Size: 2 - Monthly Income $2,744

Family Size: 3 - Monthly Income $3,464

Family Size: 4 - Monthly Income $4,184

For each additional person, add $720

For more information, CLICK HERE

WY Representation at District VIII

June 02, 2018

The AAP’s 2018 District VIII meeting took place at the brand-new facility near Chicago.  
Highlights included an introduction to interim CEO Mark Del Monte and discussion of topics with Dr. Kraft and the president-elect candidates.  The primary focus was reviewing the ALF resolutions.

Other specific areas of focus during the meeting were fundraising for chapters, as well as recruitment and retention. Thanks in part to collaborations with friends from other rural states in District VII, the meeting was especially helpful in gaining ideas for implementing programs and utilizing resources from the AAP.  Several of these could greatly benefit our state’s pediatricians, and the district meeting at the new headquarters allowed us to join up with the staff directly in charge of those services. Many of the Academy staff were available to help discuss ideas and talk about possible barriers to implementation. 

A few of the ideas and services include disaster preparedness, physician well-being (burnout), the CATCH grant program, and the ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) and teleECHO systems for our district and chapters to improve communication and collaboration also education in specific areas. 

Awards for service were also presented recognizing both Dr.s Barry Wohl and Robert Prentice for their dedication to advancing the goals and mission of the academy.

Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) Screening Changes

October 31, 2017

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) recently amended Wyoming's newborn screening rules that will go into effect December 1, 2017. To see the amended rules recommended by the Wyoming Newborn Screening Advisory Committee, CLICK HERE

WDH is holding two technical assistance calls to answer any remaining questions. Information about the calls is below.

November 5th, 2017 - 10am-11am -  To join, dial: +1 971 770 2451 PIN: 9433#

November 28th, 2017 - 1pm-2pm - To join, dial: +1 413 591 4141 PIN: 8430#

District VIII Report and Summary

July 17, 2017

Learn more about the District VIII meeting...

Member Letter from President Oss, MD

July 14, 2017

President Oss, MD, shares her thoughts and goals for the coming year as she takes the reigns for Wyoming's AAP Chapter. 

Montana Pediatric Roundup

July 13, 2017

Join our pediatric colleagues to the north September 29-October 1, 2017 in Fairmont Hot Springs, MT. 

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