health exchange http://wuky.org en Kentucky Gets Federal Approval for State-Based Health Exchange http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-gets-federal-approval-state-based-health-exchange <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. - After months building a state-based health exchange, Kentucky officials have been told that the federal government has given approval to their work.</p><p></p><p>Despite objections from Republican lawmakers, Kentucky officials quickly began working on a state-based exchange --- a part of the Affordable Care Act.</p><p>Many states surrounding Kentucky are opting for a federal-run exchange or haven’t yet made a decision.</p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 20:04:21 +0000 Ke 24762 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Gets Federal Approval for State-Based Health Exchange Kentucky Health Exchange On Schedule http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-health-exchange-schedule <P>FRANKFORT, Ky. - Governor Steve Beshear says Kentucky is on track to meet federal deadlines to create and manage its own health exchange, as mandated by the new health care reform law. That’s despite heated debate inside the joint Health and Welfare committee last month over the legality of the governor’s executive order creating the exchange. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 18:47:40 +0000 Josh James 21460 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Health Exchange On Schedule Governor Beshear Reads To Kids At "The Nest" http://wuky.org/post/governor-beshear-reads-kids-nest <P>LEXINGTON, Ky. - A group of kids at The Nest Child Care Center in Lexington welcomed a special storyteller Monday – Governor Steve Beshear. Beshear spoke to&nbsp;WUKY after the event about the effect Kentucky’s new health care exchange could have on children in the Bluegrass.&nbsp;&nbsp; Mon, 27 Aug 2012 18:34:21 +0000 Josh James 19742 at http://wuky.org Governor Beshear Reads To Kids At "The Nest"