Archive for the ‘kentucky health insurance’ Category

Kentucky State Pension Fund in Bad Shape

Posted on: November 19th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Kentucky’s state pension is not in good shape even though reform was put in place through the General Assembly back in 2008.  The article “State Pension Fund In Worse Shape Despite Reforms” by John Cheves on Kentucky.com talks about what’s going on with this pension plan and how it’s affecting Kentucky health insurance. The Kentucky […]

Health Insurance in the Catholic Church

Posted on: August 10th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Health care reform continues to ruffle feathers around the nation.  Kentucky health insurance has been greatly influenced by Catholic hospitals and Archbishop Kurtz of Louisville and Bishop Ronald Gainer of Lexington are working hard to ensure their morals stay in tact.  Catholic hospitals account for about 25% of admissions throughout the state of Kentucky according […]

Kentucky Medicaid Firms Chosen

Posted on: July 25th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

The governor of Kentucky, Steven Beshear, has announced the new Medicaid contracts that hope to save residents a lot of money in general funds.  It’s estimated to save taxpayers about $375 million in general funds and $1.3 billion in all funds in the next three years.  Kentucky health insurance needs these savings to stay competitive […]

Health Insurance For Those With Pre-Existing Conditions

Posted on: June 21st, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

The government is continuing their efforts to help Americans with pre-existing conditions find affordable health insurance coverage.  There are about 25 million uninsured Americans currently with pre-existing conditions and often the reason behind this is costs are just too high for them. In the coming weeks, a nationally funded health care program will drop premiums […]

Kentucky Health Insurance Recent Poll

Posted on: May 11th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Poll: One Quarter of Kentuckians Have No Health Insurance” by Renee Shaw on PublicNewsService.org, Kentucky health insurance has some major opportunities.  With nearly 1/4 of the Kentucky residents going without health insurance, we see improvements from previous years but they still have a ways to go. The Kentucky Health Issues Poll […]

Top Kentucky Health Insurance Companies

Posted on: May 5th, 2011 by JPAL No Comments

On the heals of a recent report funded by A Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, which found that over one quarter (26%) of Kentucky residents under the age of 65 do not maintain health insurance coverage.  The following list seems pretty relevant and useful to Kentucky residents. Below is a list of the Kentucky health […]

Cheaper Alternative to COBRA

Posted on: February 8th, 2010 by JPAL No Comments

For many American families, COBRA coverage is still too expensive even with the current COBRA subsidy which is temporarily in place.  The COBRA subsidy program pays 65% of the monthly premiums for up to 15 months, but still can require a substantial monthly expense, as the average family of four still pays on average $389 […]

Humana Health Insurance Presenting Conference

Posted on: February 7th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Humana Inc, a leader in finding health insurance for consumers, will be presenting the 20th annual UBS Global Healthcare Services Conference according to their website.  Chief financial officer and treasurer will be making the presentation to investors at the conference on Monday, February 8th. There will be a live audio Web cast of the presentation […]

Kentucky Health Insurance Assistance

Posted on: April 1st, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

The deadline for unemployed Kentucky residents to apply for health insurance assistance has been extended.  Under the plan, the state will provide 65% premium subsidization to those who have been involuntarily terminated between 9/1/2008 and 12/31/2009, for up to 9 months. Those individuals who are eligible for subsidized Kentucky health insurance premiums will be notified […]