Kentucky Cabinet for Helath and Family Services

Health
8:02 am
Tue August 7, 2012

Kentucky Agency Asks Judge to Drop Contempt Order over Medicaid Lawsuit

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has apologized to a federal judge and is asking him to drop a contempt order against the agency. U.S. Senior Judge Karl Forester held the agency in contempt last month after ruling that the cabinet did not comply with his order to process thousands of requests from Appalachian Regional Healthcare patients who wanted to switch Medicaid managed-care companies.

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