CoventryCare http://wkms.org en Hospitals, Health Department Voice Concerns, but MCOs Say Groups Aren't Engaging With Them http://wkms.org/post/hospitals-health-department-voice-concerns-mcos-say-groups-arent-engaging-them <p></p><p><span style="color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;font-size:15px;line-height:22px">Representatives of the state's health department and various hospital executives say almost two years later they are still having payment issues with Medicaid managed care organizations.</span> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 20:48:10 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 28315 at http://wkms.org Hospitals, Health Department Voice Concerns, but MCOs Say Groups Aren't Engaging With Them KentuckyOne Severs Ties To CoventryCares http://wkms.org/post/kentuckyone-severs-ties-coventrycares <p>KentuckyOne Health, the largest health system in the state, has announced it's severing all ties to CoventryCares, a Medicaid managed care organization. The move comes after Coventry dropped two KentuckyOne-affiliated hospitals from its system, one of which is Our Lady of Peace.<br><br>"This is a psychiatric hospital. 75% of which are children; and these are very vulnerable children."<br> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 20:37:36 +0000 Josh James 20879 at http://wkms.org KentuckyOne Severs Ties To CoventryCares morning cram [mango pickle down river edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-mango-pickle-down-river-edition <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong>Vannak Prum was forced to work on a Thai fishing boat for three years before he escaped by jumping overboard. With little oversight, rogue captains <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/06/20/155048186/illegal-fishing-molotov-cocktails-a-daring-escape">buy men</a> like Prum from traffickers and use them to plunder the fishing grounds of surrounding nations.</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:04:29 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18462 at http://wkms.org morning cram [mango pickle down river edition] Coventry Care issues http://wkms.org/post/coventry-care-issues <p>The CEO of Kentucky&rsquo;s largest private Medicaid operator says mistakes in state government caused his company to push for changes in its contracts with healthcare providers.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 14:00:57 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 18460 at http://wkms.org Coventry Care issues Lawmakers Plan to Question Coventry CEO Over Contract Issues http://wkms.org/post/lawmakers-plan-question-coventry-ceo-over-contract-issues <p>Kentucky lawmakers will get their first chance tomorrow to ask a private Medicaid operator why itÂ’s having so much trouble negotiating contracts with healthcare providers.</p><p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 20:49:38 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 18438 at http://wkms.org Lawmakers Plan to Question Coventry CEO Over Contract Issues