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Baptist Health providers will soon accept CareSource insurance offered on That’s because starting in 2018, CareSource will be the only health insurance choice for half of the counties in Kentucky on the individual market created through the Affordable Care Act.

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  Baptist Health has selected the chief operating officer of Wisconsin’s largest healthcare system as the Commonwealth network’s CEO.

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A renewed effort to get people to quit smoking in Kentucky is launching Wednesday in Frankfort. Led by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky and Baptist Health, at the top of the coalition’s to-do list is to raise the cigarette tax to $1.60 a pack. That’s a $1 increase over the current rate.


  Baptist Health Paducah is warning against false solicitation calls.

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Baptist Health has reduced rates for physical therapy, computerized tomography - or CT - and magnetic resonance imaging - or MRI - scans following a recent policy change by health insurer Anthem.

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Baptist Health Paducah has named Chris Roty as interim president. Roty is currently president of Baptist Health La Grange near Louisville.


A Kentucky-based health care system has announced the departure of its chief executive officer after four years on the job.


Baptist Health is eliminating 288 job across their system including cuts in the Paducah and Madisonville branches.

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Baptist Health is getting rid of more than 280 positions across its system. Of the 288 positions being eliminated, nearly 170 are in the Louisville metro area.

Paducah’s new ice skating rink has seen more than 3,000 skaters since opening last month.