Modified Community Rating

This week’s Business First of Louisville had an article about Modified Community Rating.  Director of Government Relations Lawrence Ford is quoted throughout the article. Here’s the link: http://www.bizjournals.com/louisville/print-edition/2013/05/24/modified-community-rating-system-is.html Mr. Ford does a good job of explaining how this will impact Kentuckians rates.  He highlights two issues.  The first is younger people subsidizing the older population. […]

Follow Up Post to The Cost of Health Care

As a Board Member of our Professional Association (Greater Louisville Association of Health Underwriters, or GLAHU) I’m currently Co-Chair of our Media Relations.  I try to submit something monthly, and especially when there is a major story on health care or health insurance.  I think I’ve had at least three in the paper over the […]

Kentucky Expands Medicaid

Yesterday Governor Steve Beshear announced Kentucky’s decision to expand Medicaid.  A link to the article in the Courier-Journal is below: http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130509/PRIME07/305090046 Figures from the 2012 U.S. Census Bureau tells us that 308,000 Kentuckians will now be eligible for this coverage.  The next step is for these newly eligible citizens is to enroll.  The National Association […]