Kentucky Medicaid

J. Tyler Franklin, Louisville Public Media

Kentucky's Republican governor is partnering with a former Democratic congressman to help implement the nation's first work requirements for Medicaid.

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A trade group representing every Kentucky hospital is getting involved in Gov. Matt Bevin’s lawsuit against 16 Kentuckians over the state’s impending changes to Medicaid.

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Kentucky became the first state with a work requirement for Medicaid, and now it has to do something arguably more daring: Build a mobile-friendly website that works.


The commissioner for the State Department of Medicaid Services says targeted information about recent Medicaid changes will be coming to recipients in the next month or so.

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Changes to the Medicaid program are coming in Kentucky. The Medicaid expansion population will lose access to vision and dental benefits starting July 1, but they will be able to earn points for those services.


The federal government has approved most of Governor Matt Bevin’s proposed changes to the state’s Medicaid program.

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Kentucky officials say they expect the Trump administration to approve the state's request to overhaul its Medicaid program. 

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A recent news report said the federal government has OK'd most of the Medicaid changes Governor Matt Bevin proposed a year ago. All but the work requirement, which is still being negotiated.

The new Kentucky Medicaid program — if approved — would include a de facto work requirement for the first time in the program’s 50-year history.

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Today Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration will hold the second of two opportunities for the public to weigh in on the governor’s new proposal to change the state’s Medicaid system. The changes would trim almost 100,000 people from the state’s Medicaid rolls.

J. Tyler Franklin, WFPL

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin is again proposing changes to the Medicaid waiver still awaiting approval by the federal government.