Managed Care Organizations

Local/Regional News
4:46 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Lawmakers At Odds Over Medicaid Managed Care Issues

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

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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
3:54 pm
Thu August 16, 2012

Kentucky's Largest Health System Severs Ties With CoventryCares

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

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Local/Regional News
6:48 am
Tue March 20, 2012

Lawmakers Looking for More Improvement in Medicaid Organizations

Rep. Fitz Steele (left) & House Speaker Greg Stumbo - Photo by LRC Public Information

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

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