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2014-03-07 16:22:38

LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The chief executive officer of Kentucky's all-new, nonprofit health insurance carrier, Kentucky Health Cooperative, Inc., Janie Miller, has been elected vice chair of the board of directors of the National Alliance of State Health CO-OPs (NASHCO). Miller was elected Feb. 24 at NASHCO's annual meeting in Washington, DC. She succeeds Dr. Martin Hickey, CEO of New Mexico Health Connections. Hickey was elected chair of the board at...

2013-12-20 08:25:24

Nonprofit health issuer takes initial step to offer individual/family and small employer coverage in West Virginia LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kentucky's all-new, nonprofit health issuer, Kentucky Health Cooperative, Inc., announced today it has received approval for a federal loan that would allow it to expand into neighboring West Virginia, a preliminary step to seeking approval from the West Virginia Offices of the Insurance Commissioner. "This is...

2013-10-04 12:23:34

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kentucky Health Cooperative has reached two new milestones: accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), as well as approval by the Kentucky Department of Insurance to conduct medical utilization review. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130903/DC73073LOGO) Kentucky Health Cooperative, a new, nonprofit health insurance carrier, has been certified by the Washington, D.C.-based NCQA for having...

2013-10-02 12:29:33

Nonprofit health insurance carrier, regional health system/academic medical center team up to offer statewide clinical excellence LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kentucky's all-new, nonprofit health insurance carrier, Kentucky Health Cooperative, Inc., announced today an exclusive clinical provider partnership with UK HealthCare, the University of Kentucky's health care system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130903/DC73073LOGO) The agreement...

2013-09-03 12:27:18

Open enrollment starts Oct. 1 LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A revolutionary new model for health insurance has arrived in Kentucky. There has never been anything like Kentucky Health Cooperative, Inc., an all-new, nonprofit health insurance provider based in Louisville. Open enrollment begins Oct. 1. The CO-OP will offer a variety of plans for individuals and small businesses - all at competitive prices. Its new plans are set to begin paying benefits on Jan. 1,...

2013-06-06 12:28:18

LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experts from Kentucky Health Cooperative are available to discuss timely issues related to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including the roles of health insurance marketplaces, or "exchanges," and the role of the new health insurance cooperatives. These subject matter experts are available for interviews, educational presentations, panel contributions and other discussions and events, either about the ACA in...

2013-02-06 12:26:33

DALLAS, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The National Alliance of State Health CO-OPs is hosting its 3(rd) annual conference this week in Dallas, Texas. Over 225 individuals associated with the CO-OP movement, ranging from CO-OP developers, CO-OP employees, vendors, health policy experts, and health reform advocates are gathered to discuss the most important issues facing health insurance CO-OPs and the health reform movement at large. Notable speakers and participants include CCIIO Director Gary...

2012-07-03 23:03:24

Americans have been scrambling for more information about health insurance since President Barack Obama announced his plan for massive healthcare reform. A new study by InsuranceProviders.com finds health insurance cooperatives (co-ops) could provide a resolve between the largely divided American people. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 With the monumental passing of President Obama´s Health Care Reform Bill in Congress, a new study by InsuranceProviders.com finds health insurance...

2012-03-09 14:05:00

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The National Alliance of State Health Cooperatives (NASHCO) hosted its second annual conference at the Sphinx Club Ballroom in Washington, DC, bringing together nearly 150 health care experts, HHS officials, Congressional and White House staff, and representatives from recently-funded CO-OPs across the country. At least 27 CO-OP development groups from 32 states were in attendance at the conference. Last month, seven health care CO-OPs...

2012-02-21 13:33:00

HELENA, Mont., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Alliance of State Health Cooperatives (NASHCO) applauded today's U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announcement that $638,677,300 is being invested by the agency in seven health cooperatives serving eight different states. This is the initial round of federal loans to support these innovative cooperatives, which were established in Section 1322 of the Affordable Care Act. Several more funding announcements from HHS...