One of Kentucky’s largest providers of residential care for people with intellectual and development disabilities has cut five-percent of its staff – and hopes further cuts won’t be necessary. Officials at Cedar Lake have seen in increase in costs, a decrease in donations and are worried about the state reducing its Medicaid funding. Cedar Lake […]
In a Securities and Exchange Commission filing this week, Louisville-based insurer Humana announced it needed to drop prescription drug care coverage for hundreds of thousands of people in order to make profit goals.
Kentucky health officials are working to get federal funding restored to the state’s largest care facility for the mentally disabled. The Communities at Oakwood in Somerset lost its federal Medicaid funding in May. That resulted from two investigations by the state after a patient died there in 2005. State Health and Family Services Secretary Janie […]
A new pilot program aims to help pregnant smokers in nine eastern Kentucky counties.