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Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear’s decision to expand Medicaid came mere days after the most significant study of the issue concluded that extending Medicaid coverage to the previously uninsured “generated no significant improvements in...
Governor Beshear hired outside consultants, listened to health care advocates and hospital officials, did the math, and decided to expand Kentucky’s Medicaid coverage through the Affordable Care Act. More than 300,000 additional Kentuckians will...
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is expanding Medicaid eligibility by executive fiat. His action is wrong in several respects. About one of every five Kentuckians is already on Medicaid, the joint federal — and state health care program for low...
firstname.lastname@example.orgOngoing issues with lack of payment from the managed care organizations that operates Kentucky’s Medicaid system are putting a strain on health departments statewide. That, in turn, is causing a strain for school districts, many of which contract...
email@example.comFRANKFORT — Some local lawmakers are relieved that a proposal to draw new boundary lines around House districts was among a litany of high-profile bills that didn’t survive the legislative session that ended Tuesday night, but legislators warn...
Ihave heard many say that this is the busiest start to any 30-day legislative session in memory, and it has been busy at the state capitol, no doubt. But we have a lot to do and only three weeks to complete our work. Pension reform, legalizing...
firstname.lastname@example.orgLIBERTY — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul opened his visit to Casey County Friday by delivering some breaking news from Washington. "I don't know if you've heard this yet, but I heard reports about it all the way here — the Federal Reserve has been...
email@example.comLANCASTER — From taxing districts, to Medicaid and affordable health-care reform, to industrial hemp production, to the Grand Theater, a variety of topics were discussed during Tuesday’s town hall meeting in Lancaster with state Rep....
Medicaid Nurse Aide Training Course set Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center is accepting applications for a Medicaid Nurse Aide Training Course. The next training course begins Feb. 4 and continues through Feb. 27. Classes will meet Monday,...
Greetings and best wishes for a new year. A new year also marks a new season in your state capital. On Tuesday, the Senate convened for the 2013 30-day General Assembly session. The first week is traditionally an “organizational” week in which...
firstname.lastname@example.orgMuch of the country is reveling in the changes affecting doctors and patients due to the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as “Obamacare.” However, many Kentucky hospitals and doctors — and consequently their patients — are...
The Kentucky General Assembly will begin the first part of the 2013 30-day session Jan. 8, and Sen. R.J. Palmer, D-28, said tax reform, the possible legalization of hemp and school safety could all be targeted by legislators. “I have discussed...
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