Kentucky Voices for Health http://wkms.org en Democrats, Health Groups Praise Beshear's Decision to Expand Medicaid http://wkms.org/post/democrats-health-groups-praise-beshears-decision-expand-medicaid <p></p><p>After months of deliberations, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has&nbsp;decided to expand Medicaid in Kentucky under the Affordable Care Act,&nbsp;also known as Obamacare — a move that's won praise from Democrats and health advocacy groups.<br><br>Beshear said <span data-term="goog_1887721118" tabindex="0">Thursday</span> that expansion benefits Kentucky in many ways.<br><br><em>"This move makes sense not only for our health but also for our pocketbook. More important it makes sense for our future," he says.</em> Thu, 09 May 2013 20:20:54 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 31589 at http://wkms.org Democrats, Health Groups Praise Beshear's Decision to Expand Medicaid Group Pushes for Medicaid Expansion http://wkms.org/post/group-pushes-medicaid-expansion <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">A leading health organization in Kentucky is putting the pressure on Gov. Steve Beshear to expand Medicaid services under the Affordable Care Act.&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">Kentucky Voices for Health Executive Director Regan Hunt says her group is launching a two-week radio ad campaign pressure&nbsp;Beshear to&nbsp;<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(12,76,162);text-decoration:none">expand Medicaid.</span>&nbsp;The radio ad campaign will be partnered with a month long online ad campaign.</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"> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 19:39:19 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 31158 at http://wkms.org Group Pushes for Medicaid Expansion