Dear [Decision Maker],
As a Wyoming resident concerned about health and preventing cancer, I believe expanding Medicaid is a win-win for Wyoming. It will bring an estimated $135 million of our tax dollars back home to Wyoming and help to significantly reduce our multi-million-dollar budget shortfall. Not only will increased access to Medicaid make it possible to provide affordable, quality health coverage which includes life-saving cancer screenings and treatments to more Wyomingites, but it will provide a reliable stream of federal revenue that could allow the state to redirect funds to other important areas like education and supporting our cities, towns, and counties. Furthermore, it protects our hospitals which are left with more than $114 million a year in uncompensated care costs from treating the uninsured and that burden is made significantly worse with the COVID-19 crisis.
Sincerely,[Your Name] [Your Address] [City, State ZIP][Your Email]