Medicaid

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
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
2:07 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Gov. Beshear Vetoes Medicaid Bill, Promises Investigation Of Late Payment Claims

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Gov. Steve Beshear has vetoed a bill sponsored by House Speaker Greg Stumbo that would require prompt payment in the Medicaid managed care system.

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Local/Regional News
2:00 pm
Fri December 21, 2012

Gov. Beshear Weighs Medicaid Expansion

FRANKFORT, Ky. - With Kentucky actively setting up its health insurance exchange, the final piece of compliance with the Affordable Care Act is a decision on Medicaid expansion.

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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
1:00 am
Wed July 25, 2012

Child Well-Being Report Ranks Kentucky In Bottom 15 States

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2012 Kids Count data book, a national report card ranking child well-being released Wednesday, placed Kentucky in the bottom fifteen states. But there are positive trends as well.

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