Cabinet for Health and Family Services Releases Updated Guidance on Implementation of Kentucky HEALTH

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services has release update guidance regarding the implementation of Kentucky HEALTH, which was re-approved in November by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. On April 1, 2019, Kentucky HEALTH will begin with many Medicaid beneficiaries being moved to the Alternative Benefit Plan, in which they will access certain vision and dental services through the My Rewards Account. Additionally, most Kentucky HEALTH members will be moved into the monthly premium payment plan; however, all Kentucky HEALTH premiums will be waived for the month of April. The Cabinet said the community engagement rollout schedule is still being finalized and will begin no sooner than July 1, 2019.

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