Health Reforms

Local/Regional News
4:40 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Report Casts Doubt On Kentucky's Readiness To Expand Medicaid

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Auditor Adam Edelen is expressing concerns about the Kentucky’s readiness to extend Medicaid coverage to 300,000 more Kentuckians next year. A review of the state’s managed care system shows an 8 percent drop since 2011 in Medicaid providers.

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Local/Regional News
10:44 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Partisan Battle Could Be Ahead For Health Reforms

State Sen. Julie Denton, R-Louisville, introduced legislation Wednesday that would require Gov. Steve Beshear to get legislative approval before implementing the health insurance exchange or opening the state's Medicaid program to additional recipients.
Credit Legislative Research Commission

FRANKFORT, Ky. --  Democrats and Republicans in the Legislature are primed for a lively debate on federal health care changes that could provide Medicaid benefits to some 400,000 additional Kentuckians and create an insurance exchange that would make it easier for people to find affordable private coverage.

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