A nonprofit publication of the Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism

Kynect policyholders get premium notices,
are urged to see if a better plan is available

Kentucky Health News   The 80,000-plus Kentuckians who bought private health insurance during the first open enrollment period under the federal health reform law are getting letters notifying them of their new premium and subsidy amounts. Most policies will cost more, and the overall average increase is expected to be 4.6 percent.   Policyholders will be automatically enrolled in the same...

Beshear cites improvements to Kynect, says state is ready for upcoming open enrollment

A series of improvements to Kynect, the state’s health benefit exchange, will improve consumer experience and encourage more Kentuckians to enroll in affordable health insurance, Gov. Steve Beshear said at a press conference today. Open enrollment on Kynect begins Nov. 15 and runs through Feb. 15.   “Kentucky is the hands-down national leader in helping people access affordable health care....