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DOI completes review of individual, small-group health insurance rate filings for 2020 benefit year

The Kentucky Department of Insurance (DOI) has announced that it has completed its review of the individual and small-group insurance rates filed in the Kentucky market. The rates will be used to calculate insurance premiums for the 2020 benefit year. Kentuckians in the individual market will once again experience changes in premiums and plan offerings. Kentuckians will see an average rate increase...

Pioneers in paradise: Transylvania launches Panama student teaching exchange program

Brianna Hill from Transylvania University was one of two students to travel to Panama to student teach. (Photo provided)   Exactly one hundred years after the completion of the Panama Canal, citizens of the U.S. and Panama have come together again to open up new worlds. Transylvania University in Lexington, and Balboa Academy in Panama City, Panama, have partnered to launch a program that sends...