Managed Care Organizations

Lawmakers in Frankfort heard from mental health advocates Wednesday about the effects of the state’s switch to Medicaid managed care.

Judge: Medicaid Deal Binding For Kentucky Spirit

Jun 1, 2013

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.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - KentuckyOne Health, which includes the former St. Joseph Health System in Lexington, has dropped all contracts with Medicaid managed care organization CoventryCares.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky lawmakers continue to chastise three of the state’s Medicaid Managed Care organizations for mismanagement.