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Questionnaire NameKentucky HEALTH
DescriptionOn August 24, 2016, Kentucky submitted an application to CMS for a five year section 1115 demonstration, entitled "Kentucky HEALTH." All non-disabled individuals under age 65 covered by Medicaid, including the new adult group, parents and caretakers, children, pregnant women, and medically frail, would be impacted by this demonstration that will use a managed care delivery system structured as a high deductible health plan with two health care spending accounts. The proposal includes elements including, required premium and copayments; required work and community engagement activities; benefit redesign; an employer sponsored insurance premium assistance program; a waiver of non-emergency medical transportation; and a substance use disorder pilot program. The federal comment period will be open from September 8, 2016 through October 8, 2016.
Response FromID: #217829 on Sep 8th 2016 6:35 pm
Kentucky HEALTH

Kentucky HEALTH

We encourage the public to submit their comments on Medicaid.gov as they relate to demonstrations open for public comments. In support of transparency and open government, all public comments received are immediately posted and are in the public domain. Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services staff will review all public comments posted and we reserve the discretion to delete comments that are generally understood as any of the following: obscene, profane, threatening, or otherwise inappropriate.

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Open for Public Comment – 9/8/16 – 10/8/16

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I understand wanting to make some cuts/ changes to the Program but what about the people who live in areas that have no jobs available, ie Ballard County. What about those who have no child care, Transportation, Money to pay Car Insurance??? What about those in poor health who are not yet able to draw or currently not drawing SSI or Disability?
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