health insurance http://wfpl.org en Survey: Employer Health Insurance Coverage Rising in Kentucky http://wfpl.org/post/survey-employer-health-insurance-coverage-rising-kentucky <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A two-year decline in the number of working-age </span>Kentuckians<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;who get health insurance from employers reversed in late 2013, according to survey results released Monday by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.</span></p><p>The survey was done before the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and is meant to give a "baseline" for how Kentuckians&nbsp;are getting health insurance, so it can be compared to future years, said Susan Zepeda, president of the Foundation for a Health Kentucky.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 11:58:53 +0000 Joseph Lord 8222 at http://wfpl.org Survey: Employer Health Insurance Coverage Rising in Kentucky Kentucky's Online Health Insurance Exchange Gets 2,902 Completed Applications on Day 1 http://wfpl.org/post/kentuckys-online-health-insurance-exchange-gets-2902-completed-applications-day-1 <p>Into its first evening Tuesday, 2,902&nbsp;Kentuckians had completed applications through the state&#39;s online health insurance exchange and 4,691 applications were started, Gov. Steve Beshear<a href="http://twitter.com/GovSteveBeshear"> said via Twitter.</a></p><p>Also, 35 small business owners (businesses with 25 or fewer employees can get tax credits) had begun the application process, the governor Tweeted. By 7 p.m., about 78,000 people had logged onto the online health insurance exchange, called<a href="https://kyenroll.ky.gov"> kynect.&nbsp;</a></p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 10:37:09 +0000 Joseph Lord 7054 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky's Online Health Insurance Exchange Gets 2,902 Completed Applications on Day 1 Kentucky Prepares To Open Online Health Insurance Marketplace http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-prepares-open-online-health-insurance-marketplace <p>Kentucky&#39;s health insurance exchange&mdash;an element of Obamacare&mdash; opens Tuesday to hundreds of thousands of uninsured Kentuckians. For the first time they&rsquo;ll be able to shop around online for health insurance that&rsquo;s competing for business.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 10:53:01 +0000 Devin Katayama 7000 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Prepares To Open Online Health Insurance Marketplace