Tag Archives: Kentucky

Investing In Policy And Advocacy: A Foundation Shares Lessons Learned

A foundation in Kentucky worked in a rapidly changing policy landscape following election of a new governor. See what strategies the funder's Promoting Responsive Health Policy initiative has used and what challenges it has encountered.

June 6, 2017

CMS Cautiously Approves Kentucky Marketplace’s Progress On Transition To Federal Platform

CMS expressed concern that Kentucky implement a communications plan to clearly and effectively communicate to consumers the information they need to begin enrollment on November 1, 2016. In other ACA news, an insurer in a risk corridor case requested class action.

October 7, 2016

In Kentucky’s New Medicaid Plan Evidence Takes A Back Seat

Kentucky had one of the nation’s most successful Affordable Care Act (ACA) implementations, with an effective state exchange and expanded Medicaid program. The new Kentucky Medicaid plan, however, relies on policies that have been shown to be counterproductive.

August 25, 2016

Kentucky Medicaid Program At A Crossroads

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin (R) has released a Medicaid section 1115 demonstration project proposal. The proposed waiver contains some positive components but also areas of concern, says a staffer from a statewide foundation.

July 14, 2016

Medicaid Expansion: Driving Innovation In Behavioral Health Integration

The Medicaid expansion is playing a critical role in driving integration and improvement in behavioral health care. Two provider systems in Kentucky and Nevada illustrate some of the innovative approaches that improve the quality of behavioral health care at safety-net institutions.

July 5, 2016

People Post: Staff Changes In Health Philanthropy; Honors; Job Openings

Read about comings and goings at foundations; awards and honors; and a job opening at both the Missouri Foundation for Health and the California Health Care Foundation.

June 9, 2016

Tracking The Impact Of The Affordable Care Act In Kentucky

The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky has contracted with researchers to monitor the effects of the ACA on Kentucky residents.

April 6, 2016

The Economics Of Medicaid Expansion

Since the enactment of the ACA, the expansion of Medicaid has created considerable controversy, the topic is likely to remain high on the policy agenda. The opposition to Medicaid expansion is couched in economic terms, however this analysis is incomplete.

March 21, 2016

People Post: Staff And Board Changes In Health Philanthropy; Honors

Read personnel news from funders across the United States.

March 8, 2016

Health Affairs Web First: In Kentucky, Sharp Low-Income Uninsurance Declines Under ACA

A new study, being released by Health Affairs, is among the first to provide evidence on the benefits experienced because of a state’s Medicaid expansion.

February 17, 2016