Last Month articles

KMA develops legislative priorities

Reduce barriers to care, improve practice of medicine in the Commonwealth. By Cory Meadows Despite the Kentucky General Assembly’s emphasis on politically charged topics such as the budget and pension reform, it is undeniable that healthcare will always remain a matter for conversation in Frankfort. The Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) is once again prepared to be a leader in that discussion and advocate for the practice of medicine in 2018.

Pre-filed bills for the 2018 Kentucky legislative session

By Ben Keeton The 2018 legislative session began on January 2 and promised to be a whirlwind of activity. The legislature’s top priority is passing the biennial budget. While this is never an easy task, it will be made especially difficult with a significant hole to fill due to the underfunded pension system. The next state budget has a $1 billion gap,