“The event was billed as a public forum on the consequences of repealing the [Patient Protection and] Affordable Care Act and Kentucky Medicaid expansion. But at times it seemed more...
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U.S. Sen. Rand Paul suggests that if Kentucky wants to keep its Medicaid expansion, it should raise taxes to pay for it
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul suggested Sunday that Kentucky and other states that expanded Medicaid under federal health reform should have to raise taxes to keep it expanded and not rely...
Massie joins Paul in voting against bill to start Obamacare repeal; McConnell won’t say what he has in mind for Medicaid expansion
Kentucky Health News One Kentucky congressman was among the nine House Republicans who voted against a budget resolution that is the new Congress’s first step toward repealing the Patient Protection...
Jan. 31 is last day to sign up for insurance on HealthCare.gov if you didn’t have a 2016 health plan on Kynect; March 1 if you did
By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Jan. 31 is the deadline for Kentuckians who did not have health insurance through Kynect last year to sign up for health insurance through...
Senate takes first step toward repealing Obamacare; Rand Paul, worried about deficit and debt, is only Republican to vote no
Paul, McConnell (Washington Post photo) Citing concerns about the federal budget deficit and the national debt, Rand Paul of Kentucky was the only Republican senator to vote against a non-binding...
Sen. Rand Paul offers plan to repeal most of Obamacare; would remove requirement to cover pre-existing conditions
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky “is gathering support among Republican lawmakers for an ACA replacement plan designed to make health insurance less expensive by lifting many of the health...
Study says removing Medicaid expansion and premium subsidies, without replacement, would cost 45,000 jobs in Kentucky in 2019
By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Repealing and not replacing two key parts of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – expansion of the Medicaid program and subsidies for...
PBS NewsHour looks at Kentucky’s Medicaid expansion, governor’s plans to change it and his predecessor’s reaction
Ky. was one of states helped most by coverage of pre-existing conditions; that will be a key point in Obamacare repeal debate
By Al Cross Kentucky Health News Kentucky was one of the states helped most by the health reform law’s requirement that people with pre-existing conditions could get insurance – a...
Medicare cuts 11 Ky. hospitals for patient-safety issues; repeaters in Louisville, Danville, Hopkinsville, Lexington, Paducah, Florence
The federal government is penalizing 11 Kentucky hospitals for falling short on patient safety in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, two more than last year. Medicare has imposed...