Kentucky Begins Self-Insuring State Vehicles

Kentucky expects to save around $750,000 dollars by self-insuring state vehicles. The decision stems from Gov. Steve Beshear’s Smart Government Initiative, said Lori Flannery, secretary for the Finance and Administration Cabinet. The cabinet is responsible for looking at ways government can be more efficient and cost effective. It has made 37 recommendations since February this […]

Kentucky Insurance Companies Get Waiver From Reform

Kentucky insurance companies have been spared another year of having to comply with a portion of the new federal insurance reforms. Kentucky is one of six states that asked for and received a waiver from the federal government. Under the new agreement insurance companies that received a waiver will spend 75 percent on customer premiums. […]

UnitedHealth to “Pursue All Available Options” to Challenge Humana Tricare Award

After a contentious two year dispute, Louisville insurance giant Humana will retain a lucrative military contract. Humana held the military’s Tricare contract for years. It allows the company to provide insurance for active and retired members of the armed services and their families throughout the south. Humana lost the contract to Minnesota-based UnitedHealth in 2009, […]

State Agency Has Advice for Filing Insurance Claims

Yesterday’s flooding in the Louisville area damaged homes, cars and other properties. Officials say those filing insurance claims should be informed. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The Kentucky Department of Insurance is advising home owners to read their insurance policies before filing claims related to this week’s flooding. Department commissioner Sharon Clark. “Flood insurance is […]