Oakwood No Longer Under Federal Oversight

From the Associated Press: Kentucky officials say the federal government has ended oversight of Oakwood, a state-run residential center for adults with mental disabilities. The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services cited “substantial improvements” at the facility as the reason the U.S. Justice Department stopped its court ordered oversight. The cabinet has been involved… Continue reading Oakwood No Longer Under Federal Oversight

Oakwood Reapplies for Federal Medicaid Funding

Kentucky health officials are working to get federal funding restored to the state‚Äôs 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… Continue reading Oakwood Reapplies for Federal Medicaid Funding