Medicaid Managed Care http://wkyufm.org en Legal Issues with Kentucky Spirit Remain; Passport Withdraws Medicaid Complaint http://wkyufm.org/post/legal-issues-kentucky-spirit-remain-passport-withdraws-medicaid-complaint <p>Weeks after their announced departure from Kentucky’s Medicaid managed care system, operator Kentucky Spirit and the state are still locked in a legal battle.</p><p>Both sides have sued each other, blaming the other for the situation. Kentucky Spirit announced their departure, scheduled for the middle of 2013, due to massive losses in the system.</p><p>In an interim committee meeting Tuesday, Kentucky lawmakers asked for an update on what the state hoped to recoup financially because of Kentucky Spirit’s decision. Tue, 11 Dec 2012 19:12:17 +0000 23359 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky Auditor Taking Look at Medicaid and Special Taxing Districts http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-auditor-taking-look-medicaid-and-special-taxing-districts <p>After months of mounting problems, State Auditor Adam Edelen says he will launch a full investigation into Kentucky&rsquo;s statewide Medicaid Managed Care system. Edelen created a Medicaid task force in February after taking a first look at the managed care system. He also gave recommendations to managed care companies, health care providers and the state on how to make the system run better in the future. Tue, 29 May 2012 17:00:00 +0000 13025 at http://wkyufm.org