MANAGED CARE http://wkms.org en Bill Transferring Kentucky Medicaid Late Payments to Insurance Department Clears House Committee http://wkms.org/post/bill-transferring-kentucky-medicaid-late-payments-insurance-department-clears-house-committee <h1 style="clear:left;vertical-align:baseline;line-height:30px;font-size:28px;font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;margin:0px 0px 15px;font-weight:normal;border:0px;padding:0px">&nbsp;</h1><p></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">House Speaker Greg Stumbo's bill that would transfer late payments claims in Medicaid managed care has cleared its first committee. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 19:35:38 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 28380 at http://wkms.org Bill Transferring Kentucky Medicaid Late Payments to Insurance Department Clears House Committee Review Committee Hears Managed Care Testimony http://wkms.org/post/review-committee-hears-managed-care-testimony <p><font size="2">Kentucky lawmakers continue to chastise three of the state&#39;s Medicaid Managed Care organizations for mismanagement.<br /><br /> Representatives of Kentucky Spirit, Wellcare of Kentucky and Coventry Cares appeared before the program review committee today. Legislators wanted to know whether they had solved problems brought up by health care providers in a January committee meeting.<br /><br /> The MCOs all said the problems were mostly solved and that operations were improving every day. But independent pharmacists and mental health care providers disagreed.<br /> Mon, 19 Mar 2012 21:23:38 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 17295 at http://wkms.org Beshear Says Managed Care Organization Issues Will Be Resolved http://wkms.org/post/beshear-says-managed-care-organization-issues-will-be-resolved <p><span style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; text-align: left; ">Governor Steve Beshear says the problems with Kentucky s new Medicaid Managed Care system will be resolved.</span><br style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; text-align: left; " /><br style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; text-align: left; " /><span style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; text-align: left; ">Beshear pushed for the managed care system last year to take some of the administrative burden of Medicaid off of the state. Fri, 10 Feb 2012 22:05:32 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 16895 at http://wkms.org