Affordable Care Act

Local/Regional News
4:55 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Healthcare Industry Tops Lobbying List

The Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission has released a report detailing the scope of lobbying efforts during the legislative session in Frankfort.

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Local/Regional News
3:08 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Kynect Signups Pass 300,000, But Deadline Looms

Over 300,000 Kentuckians have enrolled in healthcare coverage through the state’s benefits exchange.

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Local/Regional News
7:11 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Ky. House Trades Barbs Over Affordable Care Act, Passes Budget

Debate over the state House version of Gov. Steve Beshear’s budget veered frequently onto the topic of the Affordable Care Act Thursday evening.

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Local/Regional News
5:33 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

State Launches Outreach Efforts As Healthcare Deadline Approaches

Messages from Gov. Steve Beshear about Kynect are about to become more urgent as the clock winds down on open enrollment.

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12:29 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

State Senators Dispute Kentucky's Health Reform Success Story

Senate president Robert Stivers
Credit Josh James / WUKY

A statement made by State Senate President Robert Stivers on the Senate floor Thursday kicked off more than an hour of debate about health reform.

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4:09 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Senate Committee Moves On Bill To Give Legislature Final Say On Regulations

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A measure designed to rein in the authority of the executive branch to issue regulations successfully emerged from a Senate committee Wednesday.

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Local/Regional News
7:30 am
Tue January 28, 2014

Beshear Accepts Invitation To Attend Obama's State Of The Union Speech

President Barack Obama greets Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear after arriving at Northern Kentucky International Airport in Boone, Ky., Monday, July 16, 2012.President Barack Obama greets Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear after arriving at Northern Kentucky International Airport in Boone, Ky., Monday, July 16, 2012.
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The successful implementation of the ACA in Ky. has earned Gov. Beshear a White House invitation to attend Pres. Obama's SOTU speech.

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Local/Regional News
2:00 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

Senate Republicans Look To Scale Back Governor's Powers

Senate Republicans are pressing for a constitutional amendment that would limit the governor’s ability to issue administrative regulations.

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9:45 pm
Wed January 1, 2014

More Than 116k Enroll For Insurance Through Kynect

Gov. Steve Beshear's office says more than 116,000 Kentuckians have enrolled in health insurance through the commonwealth's kynect website.

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12:03 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Monday Marks Deadline For Jan. 1 Kynect Coverage

Today marks the deadline for uninsured Kentuckians to sign up through the state’s exchange site if they want to be covered by January 1.

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