Health Insurance

2018 Marketplace Health Insurance Open Enrollment Begins Nov. 1
2018 Marketplace Health Insurance Open Enrollment Begins Nov. 1

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Open Enrollment for 2018 Marketplace health insurance plans at healthcare.gov is quickly approaching. The Health Benefit Exchange within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services is working to ensure Kentuckians are prepared, informed and have the resources they need to choose a 2018 health plan. . This year’s open enrollment, which runs from November 1 until December 15, is what’s known as a passive enrollment period. Kentuckians who already have...

Dec 17, 2020
More than 158,000 Kentuckians Enrolled in Health Insurance
More than 158,000 Kentuckians Enrolled in Health Insurance

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The official kynect open enrollment ended at midnight on Feb. 15 with more than 158,000 Kentuckians signing up for private health insurance or Medicaid coverage. “We had a tremendously successful second open enrollment period, with many new individuals signing up or continuing their health coverage through kynect,” said Gov. Beshear. “When people...

Dec 17, 2020
Fewer Kentucky Small Businesses Offering Employee Health Insurance
Fewer Kentucky Small Businesses Offering Employee Health Insurance

LOUISVILLE, Ky — If you were looking for a job at a small employer in 2015, you’d have a harder time finding one that offered health insurance compared to 2012, according to a report released by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.. In fact, while 98.3 percent of Kentucky businesses with 50 or more employees offered...

Dec 17, 2020
Baptist Health Plan Introduces Insurance Plans, New Website
Baptist Health Plan Introduces Insurance Plans, New Website

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  — Baptist Health has announced a significant expansion of its health-insurance business, introducing new insurance plans for the Medicare Advantage and individual markets.. For more than 20 years, Baptist Health quietly operated Bluegrass Family Health, covering nearly 80,000 members in Kentucky and parts of adjoining states in the traditional commercial market, offering insurance...

Oct 01, 2015
Many Insured through Kynect to See 25-Percent Rate Increase
Many Insured through Kynect to See 25-Percent Rate Increase

KENTUCKY — The federal health law requires that insurers planning to significantly increase premiums for policies on a health-insurance exchange to submit their rates by June 1 for review.. Many insurance carriers across the country, including four in Kentucky, are requesting double-digit increases in insurance premiums for 2016.. For the individual market, the requested average...

Jun 14, 2015