10:50 am
Thu September 26, 2013

Humana Fined $65,000 Following Letters Related To Affordable Care Act

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:02 pm

Officials with the Kentucky Department of Insurance have fined Humana $65,000 after investigating complaints about a letter the company sent to policyholders.

In August, letters were sent to over 6,000 members, saying they had 30 days to renew their plans for 2014, or they would have to choose a more expensive option that complies with the Affordable Care Act.

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Health Care
4:00 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Medicaid Issues Leave Heavy Burden on WellCare

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The departure of one of three statewide Medicaid operators next year is once again raising concerns about adequate medical coverage in parts of the state. Earlier this year, coverage was one of the issues brought up between Coventry Cares, another operator, and hospital chain Appalachian Regional Healthcare in a lawsuit over contract issues. At the time, state officials pointed to the other two operators as proof of coverage. But now one of those operators, Kentucky Spirit, is leaving next July.

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