Tag: kentucky

It’s A HOT One

If you haven’t heard the next 4 days in Louisville and the surrounding areas are going to be HOT! Not only is the temperature going to be in the high 90s, but the heat index is going to push 100, with high humidity this can be a recipe for disaster if not taken seriously. Here are some ways to stay…

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UPDATE: Medicaid Benefits Restored

Kentucky HEALTH and Medicaid benefits have been a bit of a headache lately. But, we’re getting more good news! Dental and Vision coverage is to be reinstated by August 1, 2018.   Since the beginning of July, when a Federal Judge blocked Gov. Bevin’s work requirements for Medicaid, nearly 400,000 people in Kentucky have been without vision and dental coverage.…

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UPDATE: MEDICAID & KENTUCKY HEALTH- Work Requirements and My Rewards Blocked by Federal Judge

PDCHC has been posting and trying to keep you up to date with the latest information regarding changes to medicaid and Kentucky Health. Well, as of June 30, 2018 at around 4:00pm PDCHC, along with the rest of the state, got word that Kentucky Health as it was intended, would NOT be starting on July 1, according to a block…

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Medicaid Update Part 3: Benefind and PATH

We’ve discussed Premiums, Dental and Vision Coverage, as well as Deductibles and My Rewards. In the final part of our series we’re going to be talking about Benefind and the new PATH program.   If you are currently receiving SNAP benefits, you should already have a Benefind account.  Benefind is an online portal that allows you to check all your…

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Medicaid Update Part 1: Dental, Vision and Premiums

As you may have heard, Medicaid is changing. Starting July 2018 Medicaid (Passport Health Plan, Anthem, Humana CareSource, WellCare, & Aetna Better Health) will work differently from it has in the past, there will be deductible accounts, monthly premiums, community engagement requirements, and more. While it could all be quite confusing, we’re going to break it down into 3 parts…

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It’s not just hot, it’s HUMID!

This summer is shaping up to be a hot one, and as Louisville summers usually go, a humid one too. High humidity isn’t just annoying, it can be dangerous as well.   Humidity measures the amount of water in the air. Normal humidity levels are between 30%-60%, when humidity levels rise above that, you start to feel uncomfortable. Humidity affects…

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OUTBREAK: Hep A

With Louisville’s biggest weekend of the year just a few days away, the Hepatitis A outbreak sweeping through Jefferson County and the surrounding areas has many concerned. While Hep A is usually seen in a handful of people every year, the numbers this year are far higher than normal.   Hep A is different than Hepatitis B and C in…

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