healthcare law http://wfpl.org en Beshear Mulls Medicaid Expansion, Says All Should Be Insured http://wfpl.org/post/beshear-mulls-medicaid-expansion-says-all-should-be-insured <p>Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is not joining other Kentucky &nbsp;officials in calling for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 16:38:52 +0000 Kenny Colston 1018 at http://wfpl.org Beshear Mulls Medicaid Expansion, Says All Should Be Insured Beshear Will Enact Key Part of Healthcare Law if Court Upholds It http://wfpl.org/post/beshear-will-enact-key-part-healthcare-law-if-court-upholds-it <p></p><p>A key part of the Affordable Care Act will be implemented by executive order in Kentucky if the healthcare law is upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court.</p><p>Exchanges in which residents can purchase insurance are a major part of the law. Each state must have an exchange, and if states don't set them up, the federal government will.</p><p>Governor Steve Beshear says he will sign an executive order to create a state-run exchange if the law is upheld.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 20:07:46 +0000 Kenny Colston 127 at http://wfpl.org