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Beshear backs spending increases for education, health care

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has proposed spending increases for public education from kindergarten through college and for health care in his first budget plan.

Kentucky governor makes case for criminal-justice reforms

Beshear said the rising inmate populations and crumbling prisons are sapping the state of money needed for education and health care.

Governor Beshear rebidding medicaid managed care contracts

Governor Andy Beshear announced on Monday that he is cancelling and rebidding the state's Medicaid managed care contracts.

Contract awarded to manage WV foster kids’ health care

Aetna Better Health of West Virginia has been awarded the $200 million contract.

Beshear stresses education, health care at start of bus tour

Democrat Andy Beshear is stressing education and health care issues as he starts a statewide bus tour.

Sen. McConnell visited UK following $87 million grant

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, will welcome U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to Lexington Monday.
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Louisville names Norton as Cardinals’ health care provider

Louisville has named Norton Healthcare as the Cardinals' official health care provider.

Beshear puts health care at forefront in new ad

Democrat Andy Beshear is trying to nudge health care to the forefront of Kentucky's race for governor with a new TV ad.

Democrat Beshear defends federal health care law in TV ad

The first ad of his campaign for governor debuts Tuesday.

Beshear develops website to track his fight for more affordable health care online

Kentuckians can now visit ag.ky.gov/healthcare to track Attorney General Andy Beshear’s fight for better, more affordable health care.

Beshear, AGs appeal Texas ruling threatening health care coverage for over 1.3 million Kentuckians

Attorney General Andy Beshear has joined with a group of attorneys general to appeal a federal judge’s Dec. 14 ruling that threatens the health care coverage for over 1.3 million Kentuckians.
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Beshear seeks to halt ruling threatening health care coverage for over 1.3 million Kentuckians

Attorney General Andy Beshear, along with a coalition of state attorneys general, is asking a federal judge to freeze a Dec. 14 ruling that could eliminate the ACA in Kentucky.

Breathitt County ambulance company, owner and manager plead guilty to health care fraud

Arrow-Med Ambulance Inc., the owner, and managers have pled guilty to health care fraud for unnecessary ambulance transports.
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BREAKING: Federal judge blocks Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirements

A federal judge ruled the Trump administration did not adequately consider whether the work requirements and other changes would help the state give its residents access to health care.
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Paul still opposes GOP health care bill, despite changes

Kentucky U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he will not vote for the latest Republican health care bill, calling last-minute changes designed to send more money to states with undecided senators as "suspicious."

McConnell says Senate to vote on straight repeal

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will vote "sometime in the near future" on repealing the Obama health care law.
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Rand Paul: Senate GOP health care bill still at impasse

The Kentucky Republican said Monday that he spoke with President Donald Trump this past weekend. He says he and his one-time rival for the GOP presidential nomination share a "conservative vision" of revamping health care.
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How the latest Senate health care bill would affect Kentucky

One non-partisan health coalition director says if the latest Senate health care bill passes, it would mean hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians will lose coverage.

Protesters removed from hallway outside Senator Mitch McConnell’s office

McConnell is pressing for a vote next week.  The bill is similar to the house bill that passed in May.
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Polar opposites Trump, McConnell need each other now

President Donald Trump had just headlined a rally in Louisville, Kentucky, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was booed by home-state voters far more enamored with the president than with their longtime GOP senator.

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