Most Kentucky Medicaid members are allowed to switch managed-care organizations until June 18

Kentucky citizens with traditional Medicaid coverage may switch to a different managed-care organization (MCO) until June 18, Kentucky Voices for Health Board Chair Sheila Schuster notes in a press release.

The option is open to traditional Medicaid members enrolled with Coventry/MH Net or WellCare, except those in Region 3 (Jefferson and 15 area counties). Switching is voluntary. If members take advantage of the option, coverage with any new MCO will start July 1.

Until June 18 eligible Medicaid members can switch to Humana-CareSource, Passport Health Plan, Anthem Health Plans, CoventryCares/MH Net or WellCare. To learn details about each of the MCOs call 1-855-446-1245 or click here or here.

Eligible members can change MCOs by calling 1-855-446-1245 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT and speaking with a Medicaid member representative. They should be prepared to give the birthdate and Social Security number of each person listed on their letter from Kentucky Medicaid. (Read more)

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