Kentucky Health News: Bills to preserve Kynect and Medicaid expansion are going nowhere, put prompt a lively debate among legislators on KET

Democratic state Rep. Darryl Owens of Louisville has filed bills to keep Gov. Matt Bevin from keepimng his campaign promises to dismantle the Kynect health-insurance exchange and scale back the expansion of Medicaid under federal health reform. Source: Kentucky Health News: Bills to preserve Kynect and Medicaid expansion are going nowhere, put prompt a lively debate among legislators on KET

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Petition · www.savekyhealthcare.org : Save Kentucky Healthcare – Tell newly elected Governor Matt Bevin to Maintain Sensible Healthcare Policy · Change.org

Save Kentucky Healthcare , an effort led by former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, is committed to continuing Kentucky’s dramatic success in expanding health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Despite insuring half a million Kentuckians for the first time, partisan politics threatens to reverse Kentucky’s gains by dismantling the state’s model health exchange. Please support Governor Beshear’s ongoing vision to […]

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Kentucky counties with highest Medicaid rates backed Matt Bevin, who plans to cut Medicaid | Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky counties with highest Medicaid rates backed Matt Bevin, who plans to cut Medicaid Source: Kentucky counties with highest Medicaid rates backed Matt Bevin, who plans to cut Medicaid | Lexington Herald-Leader Click to read about how Kentucky’s most rural areas voted Bevin into office… and could ultimately pay a stiff penalty for that mistake.  

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Feds tell Bevin basics of dismantling Kynect; former policy chief says using federal exchange could limit choice, raise costs

The federal government has told Republican Gov. Matt Bevin what he will need to do to shut down Kynect, the health-insurance exchange started by his Democratic predecessor, Gov. Steve Beshear, and the letter from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services makes clear that it will be a complicated task. Bevin has said Kynect performs no functions that can’t be […]

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