10:57 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Senators Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul Say Kentucky Not Buying Obamacare

U.S. Senators Mitch McConnell (l) and Rand Paul (r)
Credit U.S. Senate

In a rebuttal to Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear's editorial praising the Affordable Care Act, Republican U.S. Sens. Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul argue Kentucky isn't buying into the president's health care law.

The health exchange dubbed Kynect launched on Tuesday allowing residents to shop for an insurance plan as part of the federal law, better known as Obamacare.

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6:37 am
Wed October 2, 2013

Kentucky's Online Health Insurance Exchange Gets 2,902 Completed Applications on Day 1


Into its first evening Tuesday, 2,902 Kentuckians had completed applications through the state's online health insurance exchange and 4,691 applications were started, Gov. Steve Beshear said via Twitter.

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 kynect. 

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1:24 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Kentucky's Insurance Exchange Is Named, 'Similar to Travelocity or Expedia' Experience


Kentucky's new exchange for people on the market for healthcare now has a name and  a website.

It'll be called Kynect—pronounced "connect." People can access it at A phone line will be running in August.

Kynect will be fully operational in time for October open health insurance enrollment.

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