Kentucky Medicaid

Local/Regional News
8:48 am
Sat June 1, 2013

Judge: Medicaid Deal Binding For Kentucky Spirit

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky Spirit Health Plan doesn't have the right to withdraw early from a contract with the state as a Medicaid managed care organization.

That was the ruling by Franklin County Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate on Friday.

The Courier-Journal reported Friday that Wingate found that Kentucky Spirit would be in breach of the contract if it pulls out of the state on July 5 as it intends. Wingate also said the state would be entitled to damages.

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Local/Regional News
2:37 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Ky. Medicaid Clients Informed Of Security Breach

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky officials are informing more than 1,000 Medicaid clients of a computer security breach that many have resulted in private information being released.

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services says an employee of a subcontractor responded to a telephone computer scam that allowed unauthorized remote access to a computer that contained information on Medicaid clients. The statement says there isn't any evidence that the Medicaid database was accessed.

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