Climate Progress : Thousands to lose Medicaid in Kentucky, the first state to upend the program. And that’s the idea.

It’s official: Kentucky is the first state to fundamentally change its 50-year-old health insurance program. Created alongside the elderly insurance program Medicare, Medicaid provides affordable health care to low-income people, and is the primary payer of long-term care for seniors and people with disabilities. The federal health department approved Kentucky’s plan to expand Medicaid…

2018-01-12 18:36


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