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Kentucky’s new Medicaid likely to not include premiums

Kentucky's Medicaid commissioner says more than 400,000 people who received health insurance from the state's expanded program will likely not have to pay monthly premiums under Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's reforms. But he says they could have reduced benefits.

Health insurance rate hike requests average 17 percent in Ky

Health insurance companies in Kentucky want to increase rates by an average of 17 percent next year.

Security flaws found in 3 state health insurance websites

Federal investigators found significant cybersecurity weaknesses in the health insurance websites of California, Kentucky and Vermont that could enable hackers to get their hands on sensitive personal information on hundreds of thousands of people.

Gov’t report: Kentucky among 8 states with significant drop in uninsured

Kentucky is among eight states that saw a significant drop last year in the number of people without health insurance, according to the National Health Interview Survey.

Kentucky tops coverage gains as GOP looks to remake Medicaid

A new national survey shows Kentucky and Arkansas lead the nation in the largest drops of the number of people without health insurance.

Last few days of kynect open enrollment.

According to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, the deadline to enroll in kynect coverage is at midnight on Sunday, January 31. This leaves only two days to enroll.

State of the City address – overview

Mayor Jim Grey started on a positive note this morning, in his 2016 State of the City address at the Bluegrass Ballroom, Lexington Center.

Audit finds flaws in kynect, rates it ‘generally effective’

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Federal auditors say Kentucky officials had trouble making sure everyone purchasing discounted health insurance plans on kynect met all of...

Personnel Cabinet secretary steps down, will practice law

The secretary of Gov. Steve Beshear's Personnel Cabinet has resigned to practice law in Louisville.

Insurer Aetna to buy Humana in $37B deal

Health insurer Aetna Inc. has made a deal to buy competitor Humana Inc. in a $37 billion deal the companies say would create the second-largest managed care company.

Most health insurance companies ask for higher rates in 2016

Health insurance companies selling plans on Kentucky's state-run exchange have requested rate increases of as much as 25 percent for 2016.

Monday Is An Important Health Insurance Deadline

If you are purchasing health insurance through Kynect, you need to sign up by Monday for coverage to begin on January, 1st. Otherwise, coverage wouldn't begin until February, 1st.

Kynect’s first weekend nets more than 1,100 plans

The governor's office says more than 1,100 people purchased a health insurance plan or renewed their current plan during the first weekend of kynect's open enrollment.

Kynect Open Enrollment Starts Saturday

Kynect, Kentucky's state-based health benefit exchange, will begin it’s open enrollment period Saturday, November 15.

Kentucky Registers 55,000 For Health Insurance

Nearly 55,000 people have signed up for health insurance through Kentucky's state health insurance marketplace, according to the latest figures from the federal government.

More Join Kentucky Health Exchange

More than 56,000 Kentuckians have enrolled for health insurance, with 41% under the age of 35.

Sebelius Apologizes For Health Law Rollout Fiasco

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius (seh-BEEL'-yuhs) says she's sorry consumers have wasted so much time dealing with technical problems on the Obama administration's health insurance website.

Update: 10,000 Health Care Applications In Since Kynect Launch

The state says more than 10,000 Kentuckians have filed applications for health care coverage since Tuesday's launch of the kynect program.

Uninsured Can Now Find Affordable Health Coverage Online

Enrollment for affordable health insurance began Tuesday morning through Kentucky's Kynect website.

Gov. Beshear Encouraging Kentuckians to Research Kynect

The Governor says all Kentuckians without health insurance should check out the commonwealth's new health benefit exchange.

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