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Attorney General announces more than $170,000 returned to Medicaid program as part of multistate agreement

Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced that the Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control returned more than $170,000 to the state’s Medicaid program as part of a multistate agreement with web-based electronic health records company Practice Fusion, Inc. The agreement settles allegations that the company accepted payments from specific drug manufacturers in exchange for promoting the same manufacturers’...

Kentucky Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control has received $300k in ResMed settlement

Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced that the Kentucky Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control has returned more than $300,000 to the state and federal Medicaid program as part of a joint settlement with other states and the federal government with ResMed Corp.. ResMed is a provider of health care goods and services, including manufacturing and selling positive airway pressure machines, masks,...

Kentucky enters multi-state settlement with PPGF to ensure donors receive adequate information

Attorney General Daniel Cameron has announced that Kentucky has entered a multi-state settlement with PayPal Charitable Giving Fund, Inc. (PPGF) to ensure donors receive adequate information and disclosures when making charitable contributions through the company’s online fundraising platform. Cameron joins 22 other state law enforcement partners in announcing this settlement. PPGF, the charitable...

Cameron leads coalition in filing of amicus brief urging abortion clinic licensing remain with states

By Mark Maynard Kentucky Today Attorney General Daniel Cameron on Friday led a 17-state coalition in filing an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court, saying a federal court cannot require a state to issue a license to an abortion provider. The brief argues under the U.S. Constitution the licensing of such entities is left to the states, which are responsible for developing the laws and regulations...

Beshear joins advocates, survivors to raise awareness of human trafficking

In an effort to prevent human trafficking, Gov. Andy Beshear invited state leaders, advocates and survivors to the Capitol rotunda on Tuesday to recognize Human Trafficking Awareness Month. “In Kentucky, everyone should be safe and our communities should be free of the hideous crime of human trafficking,” said Beshear. “As attorney general, I was honored to work with so many passionate advocates...

Kentucky’s constitutional officers sworn into positions during inaugural ceremony at State Capitol on Monday

Kentucky’s constitutional officers were sworn into their positions in an inaugural ceremony at the State Capitol on Monday morning. Secretary of State Michael G. Adams, Attorney General Daniel Cameron, Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon, Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball, and Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles officially began their terms as elected officers upon taking the oath of...

AG Cameron joins coalition to support requiring abortion doctors to have hospital admitting privileges

Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined 20 states in filing an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court in June Medical Services, LLC v. Dr. Rebekah Gee. AG Daniel Cameron The case centers on a Louisiana law that requires abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a local hospital in the event of an emergency or complication resulting from the procedure. The challenge to this health and safety-based...

Matt Bevin coming under harsh, bipartisan condemnation for long list of ‘extreme’ pardons

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, joined a bipartisan lineup of other lawmakers who have spoken up in condemnation of Gov. Matt Bevin’s long list of pardons. In fact, Stivers may have had some of the strongest language of all officials.   
“From what we know of former Governor Bevin’s extreme pardons and commutations, the Senate Republican...