Special Session Still in Limbo

BY MICHON LINDSTROM PUBLISHED 6:16 PM ET JUN. 03, 2019 FRANKFORT- There is less than a month until July 1 and lawmakers don’t appear to be any closer to a special session. Last week, Gov. Matt Bevin said the “onus” is on lawmakers to get enough votes to pass his version of a pension reform…

Yarmuth Joins Growing Group of House Democrats Supporting Medicare-for-All and Public Option Plans

BY EVA MCKEND PUBLISHED 9:03 AM ET JUN. 03, 2019 WASHINGTON, DC – Despite long odds, House Democrats are continuing their push for a number of national Medicare-for-All and public option plans. “Several of these proposals aim to make health insurance more affordable, either by eliminating premiums, reducing premiums, eliminating cost sharing and providing benefits that…

How Passport Health Plan’s sale to Evolent will affect its customers and employees

By Deborah Yetter, Louisville Courier Journal Published 6:26 a.m. ET May 30, 2019 On Wednesday, Passport Health Plan announced it reached an agreement with Evolent Health, a national health health management company, which will buy a 70% stake in Passport for $70 million. Passport is a non-profit Medicaid managed care plan based in Louisville. Here’s how the changes could affect:…