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Only a fourth of those eligible have bought subsidized health coverage through Kynect

Kentucky Health News   While 85,000 people are covered by private health plans through Kynect, that’s only one-fourth of the 340,000 that state officials estimated would be able to buy subsidized coverage through the state insurance exchange. That “underscores some of the challenges” of the federal health reform law, Abby Goodnough reports for The New York Times, in the latest...

Beshear, Haynes discuss Affordable Health Care, state exchange in C-SPAN interviews

Gov. Steve Beshear and Health and Family Services Secretary Audrey Tayse Haynes today gave live interviews from the C-SPAN Bus during its visit to the State Capitol. The C-SPAN bus is making stops in Kentucky to spread the word about its First Ladies feature series and student documentary contest. Interactive technology aboard the bus gives fans a chance to learn more about the network’s event...