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Kentucky awards new contracts to five managed care organizations to serve Medicaid beneficiaries

Following a request for proposal (RFP) process and a state procurement procedure through the Finance and Administration Cabinet, the Department for Medicaid Services (DMS) within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) has been notified of five new statewide contract awards for managed care organizations (MCOs). Aetna Better Health of Kentucky, Humana Health Plan, Inc., Molina Healthcare...

Ky Nonprofit Network honors member organizations, legislators and officials with advocacy awards

Kentucky Nonprofit Network, the state association of nonprofit organizations, presented three member organizations, five legislators and eight officials with awards as part of its 13th annual Kentucky Nonprofit Day at the Capitol in Frankfort on February 1. The annual event provides nonprofit organizations statewide with the opportunity to meet legislators and support Kentucky Nonprofit Network’s...

U of L, Smile Kentucky provide children with free dental screenings and oral health education

More than 2,000 children at six Jefferson County Public Schools learned about the importance of proper dental hygiene Friday, and many received a free dental screening through the efforts of the University of Louisville School Dentistry, Smile Kentucky! and Aetna Better Health of Kentucky. The initiative is part of the American Dental Association’s Give Kids a Smile Day, hosted during National Children’s...