Kentucky articles

Employers Key to Addressing Lung Cancer Disparity in Rural Kentucky

By Elizabeth Chapin Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among all Kentuckians. Male Kentuckians have higher rates than females, with a disproportionate number residing in rural and medically underserved parts of the state. According to a University of Kentucky study, worksite intervention may be key to connecting men in rural Kentucky with critical

UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health Program Offers Community Health Tuition

UnitedHealthcare (UHC) and the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CEHR) announced a grant to support the first-ever Students Striving Toward Better Health in Self and Community initiative, available to Perry County and Hazard Independent high school students. Students enrolling in the program will receive tuition-free education and training for the community health

Stites & Harbison recognized

BTI Consulting Group recently selected Stites & Harbison, PLLC as a standout in two key areas: investing in client relationships and client-facing communication in the prestigious BTI Client Service A-Team 2020: Survey of Law Firm Client Service Performance.  In-depth interviews with more than 350 corporate counsel at Global 500 and Fortune 1000 companies were conducted

LHAB Quarterly Meeting Recap

On December 5, forty-two community partners representing twenty-three social service, healthcare, and educational organizations gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of another year, banded together by a collective mission to improve the health of Louisville. Louisville Health Advisory Board co-chairs Dr. Bryan Loy, Corporate Medical Director, Humana and Dr. Sarah Moyer, Director of the Louisville Department

Gov. Andy Beshear drops Medicaid work requirements

In his first week in office, Governor Andy Beshear eliminated roadblocks created to make it more difficult for nearly 100,000 Kentuckians to access critical healthcare and pharmacy benefits. Gov. Beshear did so by having his administration notify the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, ending the 1115 demonstration project, known as “Kentucky HEALTH,” that required Kentuckians