State Rep. Tom Burch http://wfpl.org en Lawmakers Plan to Question Coventry CEO Over Contract Issues http://wfpl.org/post/lawmakers-plan-question-coventry-ceo-over-contract-issues <p>Kentucky lawmakers will get their first chance tomorrow to ask a private Medicaid operator why it&rsquo;s having so much trouble negotiating contracts with healthcare providers.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 20:25:00 +0000 Kenny Colston 700 at http://wfpl.org Lawmakers Plan to Question Coventry CEO Over Contract Issues State Representative Tom Burch Speaks Out About Sexual Abuse He Suffered as a Child http://wfpl.org/post/state-representative-tom-burch-speaks-out-about-sexual-abuse-he-suffered-child <p><span style="font-family: Times; font-size: small; line-height: normal; ">One of Kentucky&#39;s leading voices against child abuse is speaking out about abuse he suffered as a child.</span></p><p><span style="font-family: Times; line-height: normal; font-size: small; ">State Rep. Tom Burch, D-Louisville, is the chairman of the House Health and Welfare committee. Burch <a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/06/07/2216561/state-rep-tom-burch-speaks-publicly.html">wrote </a>a letter to the Lexington Herald-Leader that mentioned that he was sexually abused by a priest as a middle schooler and was also physically abused by his father.</span> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 00:30:40 +0000 Kenny Colston 577 at http://wfpl.org State Representative Tom Burch Speaks Out About Sexual Abuse He Suffered as a Child State Will Open Louisville Area to Medicaid Competition, Burch Pushes for Delay http://wfpl.org/post/state-will-open-louisville-area-medicaid-competition-burch-pushes-delay <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; ">A Kentucky lawmaker says implementation of a federal mandate to allow private companies to compete for Medicaid contracts in Louisville could be delayed.</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 19:22:51 +0000 Kenny Colston 460 at http://wfpl.org