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State to expand, improve behavioral health treatment services

Clinics will treat those with mental illness, emotional disturbances and substance use.

Settlement means more than $900,000 for state’s Medicaid

Company was submitting false Medicaid claims.

Signature cutting more than 100 jobs, blames state; governor responds

Company says state hasn't shared some federal funds

Financial help available for low-income families

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) and the Kentucky Department of...

88 news cases, seven deaths; Beshear dismisses ‘open now’ protests

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - With a noisy crowd (listen to the attached video) chanting and protesting outside his briefing room, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear...

Medicaid recipients get expanded phone use, telehealth services

WellCare of Kentucky is expanding phone service and minutes to its Medicaid recipients in April as part of an expansion of telehealth services in response to the coronavirus epidemic.

Federal declaration helps local governments, benefits expanded

Federal declaration offers financial help to state and local governments.

Ninth death, 92 new cases, 394 total; Lowe’s, Wal Mart, others warned

Tough news, governor says, federal disaster declaration approved, unemployment, Medicaid changes made, some businesses warned.

VIRUS UPDATES: More Toyota delays, Appalachian Health changes, Horsepark closings, RFT cuts service; food drive set

Toyota shutdown; Appalachian Regional Health. Kentucky Horsepark, Daily running list of updates on critical services, organized assistance efforts

Drug bill, liquor-by-mail, criminal justice reform approved

State lawmakers finalized a bill to cut out the middle man in some drug claims; House OKs liquor legislation.

EMS funding bill advances to Senate

A bill that would allow Kentucky’s struggling emergency medical services statewide to benefit from enhanced federal Medicaid payments for ground ambulance runs has passed the Kentucky House.

Senate OKs bill to limit companies running Medicaid program

The Kentucky Senate passed a bill to limit to three the number of managed care organizations hired by the state to run its massive Medicaid program.

Kentucky lawmakers advance Medicaid-related bills

A Kentucky Senate committee has two bills aimed at shaking up the inner workings of the state's Medicaid program.

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.

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.

Passport Health Plan not given new KY contract for Medicaid

The Bevin administration has dropped Louisville’s Passport Health Plan in awarding $8 billion annually in Medicaid contracts.

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High School Highlight Reel: 09-25-20

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - COVID-19 led to numerous postponements and cancellations for the high school football schedule. Despite the problems, high school team still...

Protesters arrested for second consecutive night in Lexington for blocking road

Six protesters were arrested Friday night in Lexington for blocking a road, just a night after four others were arrested near UK's campus for the same.
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Sports fans tired of the back and forth: Reaction after Fayette Co. moves to ‘orange zone’

Some people at the Bryan Station vs. Lafayette football game Friday night say they're tired of the back and forth.
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Louisville 11 p.m. update: Man charged with aiming laser at chopper, church provides refuge

People remained largely peaceful Friday night on the sidewalk surrounding the First Unitarian Church, with some yelling “say her name, Breonna Taylor.”