• Exchanges: Kentucky will run a state-based exchange.
  • Medicaid Expansion: Kentucky supports Medicaid expansion and is moving forward with it at this time.
  • Medicare Advantage Enrollment: Kentucky currently has 185,317seniors and people with disabilities enrolled in Medicare Advantage, or about 23% of all Medicare beneficiaries.


» Associated Press – Ky. Governor Creates Health Insurance Exchange
» Statements from Governor Steve Beshear, CHFS Secretary Haynes Regarding Supreme Court Decision on Affordable Care Act (press release)
» AHIP’s TheLink – Kentucky’s Experiment with Health Care Reform
» Courier Journal – Kentucky Case Study Linked to Health Reform Debate
» Government Health IT – Kentucky Governor Walks Fine Line on Insurance Exchanges
» Courier Journal – Kentucky to Set Up Health Benefit Exchange if Law is Upheld

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AHIP’s Ignagni: Kentucky’s Attempts at Reform Led to ‘Eye-Popping Premium Increases’

AHIP CEO Karen Ignagni wrote an op-ed for Louisville Business Journal about Kentucky’s attempts at health insurance reform in the mid-1990s. Continue reading

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