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McConnell faces questions about replacing health care law

Hundreds of chanting protesters gathered outside a Louisville-area hotel where Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell heard from people defending the Affordable Care Act, including a businessman who credits it with helping him offer health insurance to his employees.
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UK Hospital changes hospital visitation policies

In order to protect the health of the patients and visitors during the flu season, UK HealthCare is making temporary changes to hospital visitation policies.
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Former Gov. Beshear Comments on Dismantling of Kynect

In an exclusive interview with ABC 36 News, former Governor Steve Beshear spoke about the dismantling of the Kynect healthcare exchange, as open enrollment season begins.
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UK Healthcare talks mosquito bite prevention and Zika virus

UK Healthcare leadership gathered Tuesday morning to talk about Zika in the U.S. and abroad but also to present helpful tips to prevent being bitten by mosquitoes.

Lawsuit: Harlan hospital pharmacy illegally dispensed drugs

The federal government has filed a lawsuit accusing a hospital pharmacy in Harlan County of filling fraudulent prescriptions that a doctor wrote for other hospital employees.
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Kindred Healthcare selling long-term care hospitals

Kindred Healthcare announced it has signed an agreement to sell 12 long-term acute care hospitals to Curahealth LLC for $27.5 million.
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Kentucky nonprofit attacks Beshear’s ‘sad Obamacare move’

A nonprofit group that spent millions of dollars to support Sen. Mitch McConnell's 2014 re-election has paid for a statewide TV ad to criticize former Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear's efforts to save his health care reforms.
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Citing study data, Beshear continues bid to preserve state health exchange

A healthcare policy journal, Health Affairs, released a study on Wednesday that former Governor Steve Beshear says shows the positive impact expanding Medicaid has had on Kentuckians.
U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky

Health care, economy focus of Paul’s town hall events

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he will help Gov. Matt Bevin get a waiver from the federal government this summer to begin charging Medicaid recipients for their health insurance.
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Former Governor wants to save Kentucky healthcare

Former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear wants to save the Commonwealth’s health care.

Bevin responds to Beshear, says his focus is fixing ‘fiscal crisis’

A statement from Republican Gov. Matt Bevin says former Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear's opposition to his plan to dismantle the state health care program known as Kynect is an effort to promote his political legacy.
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Hospital industry official hired as Medicaid commissioner

Gov. Matt Bevin has selected hospital industry executive Stephen Miller to serve as the state's Medicaid commissioner.
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Feds say Kentucky must return unused grant money for kynect

Federal officials say Kentucky could have to return more than $57 million in unused grant money because of Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's decision to dismantle kynect.
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Health institute at UofL receives $2.5 million grant

An institute at the University of Louisville is receiving $2.5 million to help bring health care to rural and medically underserved areas in Kentucky.
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UK finalizes deal to resume some pediatric heart surgeries

UK HealthCare and the Cincinnati Children's Hospital finalized an agreement that will bring some pediatric heart surgeries back to the University of Kentucky after a nearly four-year absence.
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GOP views Kentucky election as victory over health care law

The election of a conservative outsider as Kentucky governor has given Republicans a laboratory to show the rest of the country how they'd replace President Barack Obama's health care law.

Beshear urges people to check out options on kynect

A new enrollment period is about to start for Kentuckians searching for coverage through the state's online health insurance marketplace.

UK HealthCare celebrates “kidney donor chain”

Participants in a "kidney donor chain" met for the first time in the Wethington Commons on UK's campus.
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UK to resume pediatric heart care services

Pediatric heart care services will resume at the University of Kentucky
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University of Kentucky cancels classes Friday

The University of Kentucky cancelled classes for Friday, March 6, 2015, due to the weather. UK HealthCare clinics and Hospitals will remain open.

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