Managed Care

12:32 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Medicaid Prompt Pay Bill Approved in Kentucky General Assembly, Could Be Vetoed

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A bill requiring prompt pay for health care providers participating in Kentucky's Medicaid managed-care system is heading to the governor's desk—but it isn't veto-proof.

The bill,  sponsored by House Speaker Greg Stumbo and would move disputes between providers and managed care organizations to the Department of Insurance to be settled.

Many Medicaid managed-care providers providers over late or non-existent payments from the MCOs for the services they did, repeatedly telling lawmakers their problems.

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Local News
5:24 pm
Thu August 16, 2012

KentuckyOne Severs Ties With Coventry Cares

KentuckyOne Health, the largest health system in the state, has dropped all contracts with Medicaid managed care organization Coventry Cares.

Coventry Cares had terminated two of its contracts with KentuckyOne Health, including one with Our Lady of Peace, which provides specialized services for high risk patients in Louisville.   Now, KentuckyOne spokesperson Barbara Mackovic  says her organization is responding by halting all its contracts with the managed care organization.

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