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UnitedHealthcare To Serve Medicaid Beneficiaries Of Commonwealth Of Kentucky

By John F. Heerdink, Jr.

As per reports, The Commonwealth of Kentucky has selected the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Kentucky as one of its five organizations to manage its statewide Medicaid program, effective January 1, 2021. The Commonwealth of Kentucky has reportedly partnered with managed care health plans to improve people’s health and well-being along with cost reduction.

“We are honored to work with the Commonwealth of Kentucky to ensure Medicaid beneficiaries have access to value-based, sustainable, person-centered solutions. Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone, and we are committed to improving the overall health of Kentucky Medicaid plan participants.” stated Amy Johnston, CEO, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Kentucky.

UnitedHealthcare will work closely for the overall health and well-being of Kentuckians supporting both medical and social needs along with access to its preventive health and wellness programs. The company offers health benefit plans for approximately 1.2 million eligible adults and children meeting criteria for the state’s Medicaid program including preventive care, primary care, prescriptions, hospitalization, and other health and wellness services at low or no cost.  

In 2018, community-based organizations in Kentucky received investments and grants of more than $500,000 through the United Health Foundation. UnitedHealthcare offers employer-sponsored, individual, Medicare and Dual Special Needs plans for more than 411,000 people in Kentucky along with more than 21,000 providers and hospitals under contract in the state. 

UnitedHealthcare is a unit of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH), a diverse health care company working to help people live healthier lives and offering a cost-effective health care system for everyone.

Dow 30 component UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) operates as a diversified health and well-being company in the United States. The company’s UnitedHealthcare segment offers consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services for national employers, public sector employers, mid-sized employers, small businesses, individuals, and military service members; and health care coverage, and health and well-being services to individuals aged 50 and older addressing their needs for preventive and acute health care services. To learn more about (UNH) please visit the Vista Partners Company Dedicated UNH Coverage Page

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(Read Original Story: Commonwealth of Kentucky Chooses UnitedHealthcare to Serve its Medicaid Beneficiaries in Business Wire)


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