Health Care Reform

Local/Regional News
3:00 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Healthcare Advocates Trying To Get The Word Out On ACA Options

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.

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Local/Regional News
3:34 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Census Data: 17 Percent Of Kentuckians Uninsured In 2011

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.

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Local/Regional News
12:54 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

HealthFirst Reorganizing Ahead Of Health Reform Changes

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.

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Local/Regional News
4:51 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Tea Party Activists Take Aim At Insurance Exchange

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Tea party activists are pushing to dismantle Kentucky's new health insurance exchange before it even gets off the ground.

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.

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