highlands family medicine http://wfpl.org en Restrictions on Birth Control Prompt Louisville Medical Practice to Leave KentuckyOne Health http://wfpl.org/post/restrictions-birth-control-prompt-louisville-medical-practice-leave-kentuckyone-health <p>In January, when Jewish Hospital &amp; St. Mary's Healthcare merged with Lexington's St. Joseph Health System to form KentuckyOne Health, Highlands Family Medicine was part of the deal. But now the Bardstown Road doctors office, which has around 6,000 patients, has announced they'll leave KentuckyOne&nbsp;due to religious restrictions that affect how they can care for patients.</p><p>Under KentuckyOne's policies, doctors whose practices had been part of Jewish &amp; St. Mary's aren't allowed to dispense birth control for pregnancy prevention.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Laura Ellis 1467 at http://wfpl.org