Preventive Care For Children

Local/Regional News
12:33 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Judge Rules Against Medicaid Provider

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A judge has ordered Kentucky Spirit to pay for preventative care that local health departments across the state provide to school children.

The Courier-Journal reports Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd issued the ruling Tuesday.

The Medicaid managed care provider stopped paying for such services last summer, saying it wasn't obligated to cover the care under its contract with the state.

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