The state has launched an official website containing information about how Kentucky will implement the federal health care reform law, also called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The site can be accessed at http://healthcarereform.ky.gov/.
The site includes a summary and full text of the new law; a list of federal grants Kentucky has applied for or received; updates on how the state government will implement the new law; health reform news releases; and a comment section.
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services “is to be commended for providing this important news information resource,” said Kentucky Voices for Health Executive Director Jodi Mitchell. “Thousands of Kentuckians stand to benefit from the Affordable Care Act, and having timely access to information about the implementation of the law in Kentucky will be critical to its success.” (Read more)