kynect health benefit exchange

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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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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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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
3:09 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Beshear: Most Uninsured Kentuckians To Get Health Insurance Discounts

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Gov. Steve Beshear is touting changes coming under the federal health care reforms, announcing Tuesday that four out of five uninsured Kentuckians will qualify for discounts when purchasing policies.

Beshear has been a staunch advocate for the reforms that he says will provide access to medical care to more than 600,000 uninsured Kentucky residents. Nearly half of those will be added to the state's Medicaid program. The remainder, he said, will be able to get insurance through an online health benefits exchange.

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7:01 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Beshear To Hold Briefing On Health Reforms

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Gov. Steve Beshear has scheduled a news briefing Tuesday afternoon to provide an update on efforts to implement federal health care reforms in Kentucky.  The event is set for 1 p.m. at the Capitol.

Beshear has been an advocate for the reforms that he says will provide access to medical care to more than 600,000 uninsured Kentucky residents. Nearly half of those will be added to the state's Medicaid program. The remainder, he said, will be able to get insurance through an online health benefits exchange.

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3:11 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Health Benefits Call Center Now Open In Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky.-- Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear was on hand in Lexington today to help open up the new kynect call center.  The facility is meant to help over 600,000 Kentuckians purchase insurance through the state’s upcoming health exchange. 

The governor adds that the center will have a significant local impact.

“This now employs a number of Central Kentuckians, over 60 right now and over 100 as we move down the road.  So not only is this great for the health care of our people but its also great for our economy," Beshear said.

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