Kentucky Medicaid Program http://wuky.org en Beshear Says Medicaid Will Expand http://wuky.org/post/beshear-says-medicaid-will-expand <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky's Medicaid program will expand to cover hundreds of thousands of additional people, Gov. Steve Beshear said Thursday.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The program already provides medical coverage to some 800,000 low-income residents. The Affordable Care Act allows states to expand coverage to some 308,000 additional Kentuckians with incomes up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level, or nearly $15,860 for individuals.</span></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 18:20:14 +0000 Associated Press 31253 at http://wuky.org Beshear Says Medicaid Will Expand