Managed Care http://wfpl.org en Medicaid Prompt Pay Bill Approved in Kentucky General Assembly, Could Be Vetoed http://wfpl.org/post/medicaid-prompt-pay-bill-approved-kentucky-general-assembly-could-be-vetoed <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A bill requiring prompt pay for health care providers participating in Kentucky's Medicaid managed-care system is heading to the governor's deskā€”but it isn't veto-proof.</span></p><p>The bill, &nbsp;sponsored by House Speaker Greg Stumbo and would move disputes between providers and managed care organizations to the Department of Insurance to be settled.</p><p>Many Medicaid managed-care providers providers over late or non-existent payments from the MCOs for the services they did, repeatedly telling lawmakers their problems.</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 16:32:48 +0000 Kenny Colston 4676 at http://wfpl.org Medicaid Prompt Pay Bill Approved in Kentucky General Assembly, Could Be Vetoed KentuckyOne Severs Ties With Coventry Cares http://wfpl.org/post/kentuckyone-severs-ties-coventry-cares <P>KentuckyOne Health, the largest health system in the state, has dropped all contracts with Medicaid managed care organization Coventry Cares.</P> <P>Coventry Cares had terminated two of its contracts with KentuckyOne Health, including one with Our Lady of Peace, which provides specialized services for high risk patients in Louisville.&nbsp;&nbsp; Now, KentuckyOne spokesperson Barbara Mackovic&nbsp;&nbsp;says her organization is responding by halting all its contracts with the managed care organization.</P> <P>"KentuckyOne Leadership very strongly believes that Medicaid recipients in he Co Thu, 16 Aug 2012 21:24:30 +0000 Josh James, Kentucky Public Radio 1349 at http://wfpl.org