Kentuckians getting new Medicare cards to fight identity theft

The new cards will not contain social security numbers. | Courtesy of CMS New Medicare cards with a unique identifying number for each person are on the way to more than 908,000 Kentuckians, according to the federal government. Kentucky is in the latest round of states to begin receiving the cards, which are intended to […]

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Mandatory copays coming next year for some on Medicaid

file art After suspending enforcement of co-payments for certain Medicaid recipients earlier this year, the state now says that mandatory copays are coming next year. The copays, which go into effect Jan. 1, were mentioned at a recent forum on Kentucky HEALTH. That’s the state’s proposed overhaul of Medicaid that is currently under federal review, […]

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New drugs target migraine headaches

Migraine headaches can be debilitating. | Pixabay Migraine sufferers have new options for taming the painful condition that affects more than 30 million people in the United States. This year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved three injectable drugs — Emgality, Ajovy and Aimovig — to help prevent the disabling headaches by blocking […]

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Food Literacy Project at Iroquois Farm continues to blossom

A local organization that works to connect youths to the land through “field-to-fork” experiences, such as urban farming, will break ground Wednesday on a teaching pavilion at the site of a former public housing complex in south Louisville. The future pavilion at Iroquois Farm is part of a long-standing commitment to the neighborhood by the […]

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