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Politics
12:52 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

Legal Issues with Kentucky Spirit Remain; Passport Withdraws Medicaid Complaint

Weeks after their announced departure from Kentucky’s Medicaid managed care system, operator Kentucky Spirit and the state are still locked in a legal battle.

Both sides have sued each other, blaming the other for the situation. Kentucky Spirit announced their departure, scheduled for the middle of 2013, due to massive losses in the system.

In an interim committee meeting today, Kentucky lawmakers asked for an update on what the state hoped to recoup financially because of Kentucky Spirit’s decision.

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Local News
2:37 pm
Tue December 4, 2012

Confused by Medicaid Changes in Louisville? Group Sets up Meetings to Offer Answers

Credit Wikipedia Commons

As Kentucky moves to a new Medicaid arraignment in the Louisville region, the publisher of the Louisville-based Medical News is organizing community meetings to help Medicaid recipients avoid confusion about the changes.

For more than a decade, Passport was the exclusive managed care operator for the region. But, starting in January, the Louisville Medicaid region will be served by four managed care operators: Passport, Humana CareSource , WellCare and Coventry Cares.

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Politics
8:00 am
Mon October 22, 2012

Life After Kentucky Spirit: Passport, Humana Ready to Expand?

As the fallout continues from the announced departure of statewide Medicaid operator Kentucky Spirit, many other Medicaid operators are already looking to take their place.

Kentucky Spirit announced last week they would break their contract with the state early. State officials say they won’t re-open those statewide contracts to replace Kentucky Spirit until the current contracts expire.

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Business
3:57 pm
Sat June 23, 2012

Mixed Results for Medicaid Operators in Kentucky

Reporter Kenny Colston

Last year, Kentucky state officials approved plans to bring on more regional Managed Care Operators, MCOs, to administer the state’s Medicaid program, which has been facing significant budget shortfalls.

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