Medicaid Managed Care

Politics
12:00 pm
Mon May 14, 2012

Outside Medicaid Managed Care Company Attempting to Gain Foothold in Louisville

 

State officials have not yet given private Medicaid operators permission to do business in the Louisville area, but that hasn't stopped one company from trying to make inroads.

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Politics
12:00 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

Denton Has Concerns About More Private Medicaid Operators in Louisville

 

The problems with privatized Medicaid in Eastern and Western Kentucky could be coming to Louisville.

Passport Health Plan has run Medicaid in Louisville and the surrounding area for more than a decade. The system was the model for last year's Medicaid privatization, which brought three new Medicaid management companies into the state.

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Politics
3:52 pm
Wed May 9, 2012

Denton Says Lawmakers Will Remove CoventryCares From Medicaid System if Tough Bargaining Continues

 

Kentucky Senator Julie Denton says the state's largest private Medicaid company is underpaying and threatening healthcare providers, and she says lawmakers may kick the company out of the state Medicaid system if the behavior persists.

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Medicaid Issues Discussed, healthcare
1:15 pm
Wed May 2, 2012

Managed Care Operators Struggle Early, Kentucky Spirit Loses Members

 

A federal judge has ordered Eastern Kentucky’s largest healthcare provider and one of its major Medicaid operators to talk through their issues before appearing in court this week.

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