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The Uninsured -- the failing South

The South, unlike the rest of the US, has rising numbers of the uninsured.  The “Health Reform Monitoring Study”  from the Urban Institute is disturbing .   211 more words

Affordable Care Act

Feds say agile development contributed to Healthcare.gov failure

Much has been said about the contractors that worked on the notorious healthcare.gov website and its execution, but the U.S. Government Accountability Office has its own take on the matter, detailing in a new report exactly how the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) mishandled the situation. 476 more words


KY Family to Family Health Information Centers

KY Family to Family Health Information Centers

Contact Email: DebbieA.Gilbert@ky.gov

Website: http://www.kyf2f.com

310 Whittington Parkway, Suite 200
Louisville, KY 40222

Contact Phone: 502-429-4430 Ext. 2069… 26 more words

What's the "Skinny" on Medicare?

What Does Medicare Cover?

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for elderly persons and certain disabled individuals. In 1965, Medicare was enacted to provide a “safety net” of health-care coverage for qualifying individuals. 515 more words


New CHIP/Medicaid Outreach materials

CMS recently released new outreach materials to help in getting the word out about CHIP and MA, including flyers, animations, PSAs, social media posts, and more.   Sign up here for updates!


Is There a Medicaid Asset Limit?

Before we examine the Medicaid asset limit question, we should explain why Medicaid is important to many seniors who will qualify for Medicare coverage. If you earn sufficient retirement credits while you are working, you will qualify for Medicare when you reach the age of 65.  132 more words