Kentucky health plan http://wkms.org en W. Ky. Health Exchange Board Member Weighs In on Healthcare http://wkms.org/post/w-ky-health-exchange-board-member-weighs-healthcare <p>A Benton optometrist says he wants to make health insurance plans more accessible and more understandable for small businesses.&nbsp; Dr. Joe Ellis of EyeCare Associates of Kentucky is among 19 appointees to the state’s new Health Exchange Board. Governor Steve Beshear established the board to review policies and make recommendations for Kentucky’s state-run health insurance exchange. Wed, 19 Sep 2012 19:39:39 +0000 Angela Hatton 22286 at http://wkms.org W. Ky. Health Exchange Board Member Weighs In on Healthcare Beshear Names Members of Health Exchange Board http://wkms.org/post/beshear-names-members-health-exchange-board <p><font size="2">Governor Steve Beshear has decide to expand the board of the new health insurance exchange, while also naming those members today.<br><br> The now-19 member board includes top level officials from Kentucky’s major insurers, including Anthem, Humana and Bluegrass Family Health.</font><br> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 16:45:06 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 22274 at http://wkms.org Beshear Names Members of Health Exchange Board Next Step for Kentucky's Health Insurance Exchange: Picking a Model Plan http://wkms.org/post/next-step-kentuckys-health-insurance-exchange-picking-model-plan <p><font size="2">The confusing process of setting up Kentucky’'s health insurance exchange should get clearer later this month.<br><br> The Affordable Care Act requires states to set up exchanges in which residents can compare and purchase health plans. Governor Steve Beshear choose to set up the state exchange earlier this year, rather than let the federal government operate the system.<font size="2"> </font></font> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 18:00:51 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 21682 at http://wkms.org Next Step for Kentucky's Health Insurance Exchange: Picking a Model Plan