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Kentucky Health News Senate Democrats passed a bill Sunday titled the Inflation Reduction Act, which would allow Medicare to negotiate with drug manufacturers to lower prices, as well as limiting…

Since 2003, the Kentucky Rural Health Association has presented an individual with an award for lifetime contributions to rural health in Kentucky. The award is named for its first recipient, Dr. Dan…

State Sen. Ralph Alvarado —– State Sen. Ralph Alvarado, R-Winchester, is one of 23 fellows from 20 states selected for the 2022-23 class of the Milbank Fellows Program for senior executive-branch and…

CDC map, adapted by Kentucky Health News —– By Al Cross Kentucky Health News Kentucky’s risk from Covid-19 fell slightly last week, based on the county-by-county risk as estimated by…

Beshear talks about abortion. (Screenshot from Facebook) —– By Al Cross Kentucky Health News The current state of Kentucky’s law on abortion is “the most extremist in the nation” because it…

Photo by Cavan via Getty Images and Kaiser Health News —– By Emmarie Huetteman Kaiser Health News After more than a week of record-breaking temperatures across much of the country, public-health experts…

Nursing homes will get a big increase in payments from Medicare payments instead of the cut that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services originally planned. “In April, CMS proposed cutting Medicare Part A…

Dr. Van Breeding (Photo: Ryan C. Hermens, Herald-Leader) —– The rescues and initial cleanup are over, but health-care workers in areas of Eastern Kentucky that were hit by flooding now face…