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Leading Cancer Advocacy Organizations Applaud Congressman Guthrie for His Support of the Medicare Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening

Rep. Brett Guthrie (KY-02) recently pledged his support for the Medicare Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening Coverage Act (H.R. 1946) and signed on as a co-sponsor of this important legislation. This bill would ensure seniors have Medicare coverage for innovative cancer screenings once they are approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Kentucky’s leading cancer advocacy

VOA, Community Partners Launch Healthy Mouth, Healthy You Campaign with Senate Proclamation in Frankfort

As part of Children’s Dental Health Month, Volunteers of America has partnered with the Kentucky Beverage Association, Avesis and community partners across Kentucky on a campaign to improve oral health and overall wellness for all Kentuckians. The Healthy Mouth, Healthy You campaign brings awareness to the importance of oral health and connects families with dental care providers

Reason for Optimism in the War on Cancer

By Vikki Blevins When you are an advocate for cancer screening and prevention in a state with the nation’s highest cancer mortality rate, you must be an optimist in order to keep pushing forward. The fact is, when it comes to Kentucky and cancer, there is reason to believe a healthier future lies ahead. Some

MediStar Awards celebrate excellence in the business of healthcare

Seven individuals and organizations were honored on October 29th at the 13th annual MediStar Awards. Held at the Muhammad Ali Center, the MediStar Awards are the region’s premier venue for recognizing excellence in the business of healthcare in Kentucky and southern Indiana. Since 2007 the Awards have honored healthcare professionals for their achievements in advocacy, innovation, education, leadership,

Kentuckians Deserve the Right Solution for Surprise Billing

By Brent Wright, MD Congress appears to be close to passing a solution for an issue that has for too long impacted patients and providers in Kentucky and throughout the country: surprise medical billing. As lawmakers deliberate the optimal approach to separate patients from out-of-network billing disputes between healthcare providers and insurance companies, they must

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