Tag: kentucky health insurance

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Health Insurance Reform State Updates

The Legislative New Mexico health insurance Health and Human Services Interim Committee has endorsed rate reviews and health insurance exchange bills. Governor Dave Heineman has announced that Bruce Ramge has been appointed Director of the Department of Nebraska Health Insurance, effective immediately. Governor Steve Beshear has announced changes¬† designed to […]

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I need Kentucky health insurance

33% of residents do not have Kentucky health insurance. This has been blamed on the recession and the high unemployment rate. The increase is about ten percent since 2008. In correlation with the increase in uninsured, the unemployment rate rose five percent during the same time. For residents of the […]

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Over Weight American children

The growing percentage of American children who are overweight or obese is getting larger every year and has been for decades. Over 33% of children have a body mass index that is over the normal average. Southeast states tend to have the highest rates of over weight children. This includes […]

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Humana Health Insurance Impacts Region’s Economy

Humana health insurance continues to grow at its Louisville, Kentucky site even during difficult times. Jobs at Humana have increased from 8,440 jobs in 2007 to 10,000 today. Humana health insurance accounts for about $1.2 billion in annual payroll and another $137 million in state and local taxes in Lousiville, […]

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Kentucky Health Insurance Continuity of Care

Kentucky health insurance :¬† While the legislature is engaged in ongoing discussions¬† about an autism spectrum mandate, the House voted 96-0 last week in favor of “continuity of care” legislation. The bill is the Speaker’s initiative and would, among other things, require a term of agreement between a managed care […]