Health Insurer To Stop Offering Plans On Kentucky Exchange

October 9, 2015

A Kentucky nonprofit that has been one of the largest insurance providers on the state's health exchange has given notice that it won't offer plans for the 2016 enrollment period. Read Story


Louisville Needle Exchange Exceeding Expectations, Interim Public Health Director Says

October 8, 2015

Since the needle exchange began June 10, 822 people have participated in the program, said Dr. Sarah Moyer, interim director of Metro Public Health. Read Story


Food Service, Sales Workers Benefit From Kentucky’s Medicaid Expansion, Study Says

October 8, 2015

Dee Mahan, director of Medicaid advocacy for Families USA, said low-income workers are now able to access health care through Medicaid expansion. Read Story


Four Months In, Louisville’s Needle Exchange Has Served More Than 800

October 8, 2015

Wayne Crabtree, who oversees the program, also said since its opening June 10, the program has referred more than 50 people to drug treatment. Read Story


New Federal Funding Seeks To Combat Substance Abuse, Disease in Louisville

October 7, 2015

A $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will go toward collaborative community-based project. Read Story

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Kentucky Schools Recognized For Cultures of Health, Wellness

October 5, 2015

A dozen Kentucky schools have been recognized for creating a culture of health and wellness in the classroom to battle childhood obesity. Read Story


Health Care Costs Vary Throughout Kentucky, Less Expensive Than National Average

October 2, 2015

A new report shows the average prices for inpatient services in Louisville are 24 percent less than the national average. Read Story


National Cancellations Of Immigrants’ Health Insurance Not Affecting Those in Kentucky

September 25, 2015

Unlike those in other parts of the U.S., immigrants who have settled in Kentucky had seen no enrollment problem or wave of cancellations for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Read Story

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Is That Really Locally Grown Food You’re Eating?

September 24, 2015

As local food booms in Louisville and throughout Kentucky, there is no system to ensure restaurants and providers are selling what they say they are. Read Story


IdeaFestival: Traci Mann On The Trouble With Dieting

September 22, 2015

Traci Mann, director and founder of The Eating Lab at the University of Minnesota, has more than 20 years of experience researching why people eat the way they do. Read Story


Kentucky Leads Nation in Drop of Uninsured

September 16, 2015

Kentucky was one of 31 states that chose to increase the number of people eligible to receive taxpayer-funded health insurance in 2013. Read Story


Medicare Plan, Louisville Program Take Aim At Health Disparities

September 11, 2015

The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services released a comprehensive plan to reduce health disparities earlier this week, and efforts are already under way in Louisville that address some of the findings. Read Story


Fewer Kentuckians Receiving Help With Health Insurance Premiums, Agency Says

September 10, 2015

State official says the decision to expand Medicaid under the federal health law means fewer residents are seeking help with premiums. Read Story