Medicaid Managed Care Organizations http://wkms.org en Kentucky Spirit Exits Ky. Medicaid Managed Care Program http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-spirit-exits-ky-medicaid-managed-care-program <p>Medicaid managed care organization Kentucky Spirit has officially exited the commonwealth, leaving health officials with approximately 125,000 members to transfer to other MCOs.</p><p>The move occurred in the early morning hours Saturday after the Kentucky Court of Appeals had previously denied the state’s emergency motion for a mandatory injunction to keep Kentucky Spirit from leaving.</p><p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 17:19:44 +0000 John Null 32938 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Spirit Exits Ky. Medicaid Managed Care Program Gov. Steve Beshear Vetoes Medicaid Prompt Pay Bill, Promises Changes to System http://wkms.org/post/gov-steve-beshear-vetoes-medicaid-prompt-pay-bill-promises-changes-system <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">Gov. Steve Beshear has vetoed a bill sponsored by House Speaker Greg Stumbo that would require prompt payment in the Medicaid managed care system.&nbsp;</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">The governor was expected to veto the bill, claiming it would cost the state too much money.</p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 20:24:05 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 30220 at http://wkms.org Gov. Steve Beshear Vetoes Medicaid Prompt Pay Bill, Promises Changes to System Bill Dealing With Medicaid Late Payments Has Support in Senate http://wkms.org/post/bill-dealing-medicaid-late-payments-has-support-senate <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">A bill &nbsp;moving Medicaid late payment claims to the Department of Insurance appears to have some support in the state Senate.</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 Bill 5 would take prompt pay issues with the Medicaid managed care system and put it through the Insurance Department's current claims process. Currently, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services deal with late claims. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 16:09:15 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 28494 at http://wkms.org