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Kentucky is first to get OK for Medicaid work requirement

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Kentucky has become the first state to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work to receive coverage, part of an unprecedented change to the nation's largest health insurance program...
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Kentucky is first to get OK for Medicaid work requirement

Kentucky is first to get OK for Medicaid work requirement

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Kentucky has become the first state to win approval from the Trump administration requiring many of its Medicaid recipients to work to receive coverage.
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Kentucky is first state ever to require Medicaid recipients to work

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The federal government has approved Kentucky's waiver allowing it to require certain Medicaid recipients to work.
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Kentucky Gets OK To Require Work From Medicaid Recipients

Kentucky Gets OK To Require Work From Medicaid Recipients

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The move comes one day after the Trump administration said it would let states add work requirements to their Medicaid programs, which provide health coverage for people with low incomes.
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N.Y. Attorney General settles with Whitney Young Health for overbilling Medicaid

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ALBANY - The state Attorney General has reached a $1.25 million settlement with Whitney Young Health over alleged overbilling of Medicaid by the health center's Methadone Maintenance Program for patients with addictions to heroin and other opioids.
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Kentucky reports 2 pediatric flu deaths

Kentucky reports 2 pediatric flu deaths

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Kentucky health officials are reporting the state's first pediatric flu deaths.
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Thousands to lose Medicaid in Kentucky, the first state to upend the program. And that's the idea

Thousands to lose Medicaid in Kentucky, the first state to upend the program. And that's the idea

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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 eligibility to people making up to 138 percent of the poverty level, while concurrently adding unprecedented prerequisites for obtaining coverage.
The state's upended Medicaid program, Kentucky HEALTH , asks...
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132,000+ Lbs. Of Ground Beef Recalled Over E. Coli Concerns

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4 Pittsburgh-area residents arrested on suspicion of looting in North...

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