Health Care Reform http://wuky.org en Healthcare Advocates Trying To Get The Word Out On ACA Options http://wuky.org/post/healthcare-advocates-trying-get-word-out-aca-options <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - Healthcare advocates across the state are trying to get the word out to some 640,000 of the state’s uninsured about the ACA. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 19:00:06 +0000 Alan Lytle 38098 at http://wuky.org Healthcare Advocates Trying To Get The Word Out On ACA Options Census Data: 17 Percent Of Kentuckians Uninsured In 2011 http://wuky.org/post/census-data-17-percent-kentuckians-uninsured-2011 <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - New U.S. Census Bureau data released Thursday shows that just over 621,000 – or roughly 17 percent – of Kentuckians under 65 had no health insurance in 2011. The percentage was slightly higher in Fayette County. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 19:34:37 +0000 Josh James 36801 at http://wuky.org Census Data: 17 Percent Of Kentuckians Uninsured In 2011 HealthFirst Reorganizing Ahead Of Health Reform Changes http://wuky.org/post/healthfirst-reorganizing-ahead-health-reform-changes <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - HealthFirst Bluegrass is announcing a number of cutbacks – including the elimination of 21 positions – as the organization works to meet the requirements of the new health care reform law, but nine new positions will also be created. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 16:54:46 +0000 Josh James 34686 at http://wuky.org HealthFirst Reorganizing Ahead Of Health Reform Changes Tea Party Activists Take Aim At Insurance Exchange http://wuky.org/post/tea-party-activists-take-aim-insurance-exchange <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Tea party activists are pushing to dismantle Kentucky's new health insurance exchange before it even gets off the ground.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Activists said Thursday after a board meeting for the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange that they are supporting a bill to require legislative approval of the exchange, which was created by executive order of the governor.</span></p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 21:51:15 +0000 Associated Press 26379 at http://wuky.org Tea Party Activists Take Aim At Insurance Exchange