Healthcare Exchange http://wkms.org en Kentucky's Insurance Exchange Is Named, 'Similiar to Travelocity or Expedia' Experience http://wkms.org/post/kentuckys-insurance-exchange-named-similiar-travelocity-or-expedia-experience <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;Kentucky's new exchange for people on the market for healthcare now has a name and &nbsp;a website.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">It'll be called Kynect—pronounced "connect." People can access it at&nbsp;<a href="http://kynect.ky.gov/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);" target="_blank">kynect.ky.gov</a>. A phone line will be running in August.</p><p> Wed, 15 May 2013 18:24:36 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 31654 at http://wkms.org Kentucky's Insurance Exchange Is Named, 'Similiar to Travelocity or Expedia' Experience Kentucky Gets Federal Approval for State-Based Health Exchange http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-gets-federal-approval-state-based-health-exchange <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">After months building a state-based health exchange, Kentucky officials have been told that the federal government has given approval to their work.</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">Despite objections from Republican lawmakers, Kentucky officials quickly began working on a state-based exchange --- a part of the Affordable Care Act. Fri, 14 Dec 2012 19:50:24 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 25711 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Gets Federal Approval for State-Based Health Exchange Democrats Walk Out of Meeting on Insurance Exchange http://wkms.org/post/democrats-walk-out-meeting-insurance-exchange <p>The debate over Kentucky’s health insurance exchange ended with a walkout by Democratic lawmakers yesterday. Democrats were angered over an attempt by Republicans on the joint Health and Welfare committee to declare Governor Steve Beshear's executive order establishing the exchange illegal.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 15:29:44 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 22323 at http://wkms.org Democrats Walk Out of Meeting on Insurance Exchange Beshear Creates State Health Exchange http://wkms.org/post/beshear-creates-state-health-exchange <p><font>Governor Steve Beshear has followed through on his promise to set up a state-run health insurance exchange in Kentucky. </font> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 19:32:47 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 19366 at http://wkms.org Beshear Creates State Health Exchange