Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

May 15, 2013

Beshear campaigns for health exchange

By RONNIE ELLIS
CNHI

FRANKFORT — The Affordable Health Care Act and — according to Gov. Steve Beshear — a healthier lifestyle for citizens are coming to Kentucky.

That is if opponents don’t succeed in blocking Beshear’s efforts in court.

Last week, Beshear announced Kentucky will expand Medicaid eligibility to about 308,000 low-income Kentuckians. On Wednesday, he announced a new website to promote an online marketplace to help those people determine if they’re eligible for Medicaid and for about 330,000 others without coverage to purchase health insurance, some with the benefit of tax credits or direct subsidies.

 

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