Medishare http://wkms.org en Health Sharing Bill Moves Onto Full State Senate http://wkms.org/post/health-sharing-bill-moves-full-state-senate <p></p><p>A bill that would allow exemptions for Christian health sharing organizations to operate in Kentucky sailed over it first hurdle in a Senate committee.</p><p>Senate Bill 3 is known as the Medishare bill, named for the health sharing organization Christian Care Medishare, which was recently kicked out of Kentucky by the Department of Insurance. Medishare operates by pooling money to help pay for members medical bills. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 20:10:25 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 27980 at http://wkms.org Health Sharing Bill Moves Onto Full State Senate Christian Healthcare Supporters Rally In Wake of Judge's Ruling http://wkms.org/post/christian-healthcare-supporters-rally-wake-judges-ruling <p><font size="2">A judge’s order blocking a Christian health sharing group from doing business in Kentucky has rallied supporters.<br><br> This week, Judge Thomas Wingate ordered Christian Care Medishare to stop operating in the commonwealth immediately as part of an on-going legal battle between Medishare and the state.</font> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 20:42:56 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 22815 at http://wkms.org Christian Healthcare Supporters Rally In Wake of Judge's Ruling Judge Shuts Down Christian Health Care Ministry http://wkms.org/post/judge-shuts-down-christian-health-care-ministry <p>A Kentucky judge has shut down a Christians-only health care ministry, saying it could not operate until it got approval from the state Department of Insurance.&nbsp; Franklin County Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate made the ruling against Medi-Share, a Florida-based cost-sharing ministry that helps pay medical bills for churchgoers who pledge not to smoke, drink, use drugs or have sex outside of marriage.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 12:38:19 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 22786 at http://wkms.org Judge Shuts Down Christian Health Care Ministry Activist Files Civil Rights Complaint Over Christian Health Sharing Battle http://wkms.org/post/activist-files-civil-rights-complaint-over-christian-health-sharing-battle <p><font size="2">Kentucky Tea Party activist David Adams has stepped up his battle with the state Department of Insurance by filing a federal civil rights complaint.<br><br> Adams has spent the last three months fighting with the department over the rights of Christian Care Medishare and other Christians-only health sharing organizations, Christian HealthCare and Samaritan Ministries.</font><br> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 19:26:40 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 21847 at http://wkms.org Activist Files Civil Rights Complaint Over Christian Health Sharing Battle Afternoon Round-Up 6/18/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-61812 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong>Organizers of the <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/06/18/155291408/a-whole-lot-hollerin-to-save-a-dying-art">National Hollerin&#39; Contest</a> in Spivey&#39;s Corner, N.C., started the annual competition to preserve the disappearing art of hollerin&#39; &mdash; a complex form of yelling that sounds like Tarzan&#39;s jungle call.</p><p><strong>Around the Commonwealth:</strong></p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 21:35:20 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18426 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 6/18/12 Christian Healthcare Organization Butts Heads with Frankfort http://wkms.org/post/christian-healthcare-organization-butts-heads-frankfort <p>A decades-long court fight between a Christian health organization and the Kentucky state government is drawing the ire of some Tea Party activists.</p><p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 20:59:25 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 18423 at http://wkms.org Christian Healthcare Organization Butts Heads with Frankfort