Kentucky Medicaid

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has joined 15 other states in supporting a Trump administration rule that would allow small businesses to sign up for health insurance plans that don’t comply with protections required by the Affordable Care Act.

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration will team with the Trump White House to challenge a federal judge's ruling that blocked work requirements for some low-income people on Medicaid, state officials said.

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A federal judge has again struck down Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin’s changes to the Medicaid program, including community engagement requirements that would have made some people work to keep coverage.


The new head of Passport Health Plan, which insures medicaid patients, said the process for determining state cuts to the company’s pay rates are “logical” but that the cuts will cause a $65.5 million shortfall.

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Heading into a 2019 race for governor, Kentucky's Democratic Attorney General said Monday he will have a "more vocal" role in appealing a recent federal court ruling that struck down a federal law giving government-funded health coverage to more than 400,000 Kentuckians.

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After years of expansion because of a poor economy and new eligibility rules, Kentucky's Medicaid population has been steadily declining since January as more people get jobs that pay them too much to be eligible for government-funded health care.

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The Trump administration has again approved work requirements for Kentucky's Medicaid population after a judge blocked the state's first attempt earlier this year.

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  Kentucky officials on Monday heard from the public on proposed state regulations that would go into effect if the federal government approves controversial Medicaid changes, also known as Kentucky HEALTH.

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Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has taken public comments on proposed regulations for a Medicaid overhaul that has been blocked by a federal judge.

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A federal court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin against 16 Kentucky residents. Those residents had earlier sued Bevin in a separate court, asking a judge to declare Bevin’s Medicaid changes illegal.