Cedar Lake Lays Off 19, Fears More Medicaid Cuts

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 […]

Oakwood Reapplies for Federal Medicaid Funding

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 […]