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Actived: Wednesday Jan 13, 2021

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The Bottom Line: Lawmakers send bills addressing

Details: The Bottom Line: Lawmakers send bills addressing unemployment insurance, executive branch authority. January 11, 2021. 197 Views. by

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Energy Insurance Agency adds sales executive - Lane Report

Details: Energy Insurance Agency is excited to welcome Renee Shepard as our newest Commercial Lines Insurance Sales Executive. She will be based out of our Lexington headquarters. Renee is a life-long

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Bottom Line: Employers could see significant increases to

Details: The average employer paying into Kentucky’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) trust fund is expected to pay an additional $100 per employee in taxes for 2021, according to an estimate prepared for the

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Dec. 15 is the deadline for open enrollment in Kentucky’s

Details: — The deadline for open enrollment in Kentucky’s 2021 Marketplace health insurance plans is Dec. 15, and the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services, of

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Gov. Beshear Provides Easier Access to Quality Health

Details: The portal offers access to the national health benefit exchange; access to enrollment through the state, including Medicaid, the Kentucky Children’s Health Insurance Program (KCHIP), and the

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Marsh & McLennan acquires Heritage Insurance Service of

Details: Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), the middle market agency subsidiary of Marsh, has acquired Heritage Insurance Service, Inc., an independent agency in Louisville, Ky. Terms of the acquisition

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Proposed insurance rates submitted to DOI for review

Details: FRANKFORT, Ky. — Insurance carriers have submitted proposed rates to the Department of Insurance (DOI) for Kentucky’s 2020 individual and small group markets.

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insurance Archives - Lane Report | Kentucky Business

Details: Insurance carriers have submitted proposed rates to the Department of Insurance (DOI) for the 2019 individual and small group health insurance markets.

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Kentucky School Boards Insurance Trust Fund members to

Details: The Kentucky Department of Insurance and Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance received authorization from Franklin Circuit Court to disburse $5 million to 194 members of the Kentucky School

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Private Client Services adds two Washington advisor groups

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Managing Medicaid: 2020 has been a year full of changes

Details: The five companies awarded contracts were Aetna Better Health of Kentucky; Humana Health Plan; Molina Healthcare; United Healthcare; and WellCare Health Insurance of Kentucky.

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U.S. Department of Labor to end unemployment insurance

Details: The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) has decided to abruptly end extended unemployment insurance payments for Kentuckians. Extended benefit payments for 4,723 claimants will cease this weekend due

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insurance fraud Archives - Lane Report | Kentucky Business

Details: The Division of Insurance Fraud Investigation of the Kentucky Department of Insurance (DOI) completed a 19-month investigation resulting in the fraud

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Kentucky Health Cooperative claims most of the business on

Details: The Kentucky Health Cooperative, a consumer-governed health plan, has captured 75 percent of the business on Kentucky’s health-insurance exchange.

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Kentucky offers in-person unemployment assistance in

Details: Kentuckians who need additional assistance with their unemployment insurance claims can also visit kcc.ky.gov and use the Chat Now button or call (502) 564-2900. Last week, Gov. Andy Beshear

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State program allows Kentuckians to seek outside review if

Details: For additional information on the Independent External Review Program, visit the Department of Insurance page online or contact the Kentucky Department of Insurance at (502) 564-3630.

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Field & Main Insurance Archives - Lane Report | Kentucky

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Kentucky Health Cooperative offers new health insurance model

Details: The program was designed to foster the creation of qualified nonprofit health insurance issuers to offer competitive health plans in the individual and small group markets.

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Ky. unemployment insurance implements new procedures to

Details: New UI filing procedures and new local office phone lines for customers. In an effort to serve the large influx of Kentuckians who are filing for unemployment insurance benefits as efficiently as

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Lawrence joins Kentucky National Insurance - Lane Report

Details: Mr. Lawrence has over 20 years of insurance-related experience. He spent the last 6 ½ years with Trexis Insurance, progressing in his career from Territory Sales Manager, to Senior Territory

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The Bottom Line: Coalition urges action on state’s

Details: — After months of unprecedented unemployment insurance benefits claims amid the COVID-19 global pandemic, Kentucky’s fund for those claims is at $0 and the state is having to borrow money from

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Kynect: Fewer uninsured, more revenue

Details: A critical variable in assessing hospital revenues, Currans said, is the payer mix, which in the simplest terms is the ratio of patients with commercial insurance coverage, Medicaid/Medicare or

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Kentucky is offering free health care insurance for

Details: She discussed the Kentucky Children’s Health Insurance Program (KCHIP). “We believe health care is not a privilege, an add-on to sweeten a job offer, a luxury, or a convenience. Health care is

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health insurance Archives - Lane Report | Kentucky

Details: Tag - health insurance. State program allows Kentuckians to seek outside review if insurer denies treatment, medicine. September 18, 2020. Add Comment. More than 1,300 decisions overturned since

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The Bottom Line: Some employers could see a 2,000%

Details: By Jacqueline Pitts, The Bottom Line Kentucky’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) Trust Fund currently has a balance of $0.This comes as the commonwealth has the highest unemployment rate in the

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Get ready for health insurance open enrollment

Details: That’s when Kentuckians will be able to visit Kentucky’s health insurance exchange, www.kynect.ky.gov, to compare health insurance plans by premium, provider network, drug lists, insurance

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Latta Insurance Archives - Lane Report | Kentucky Business

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Kentucky Employers' Mutual Insurance Archives - Lane

Details: The Kentucky Department of Insurance and Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance received authorization from Franklin Circuit Court to disburse $5 million to 194

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unemployment insurance Archives - Lane Report | Kentucky

Details: A legislative panel convened Friday to investigate the backlog of unemployment insurance claims. The Bottom Line: Contract workers, the self-employed can file for unemployment March 26, 2020

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$86.3 million multistate settlement with Nationstar

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Grain Insurance Fund Archives - Lane Report | Kentucky

Details: Grain Insurance Fund protects Kentucky producers. March 24, 2016. Add Comment. Fund is at $4.8 million, hasn’t been tapped in nearly 16 years FRANKFORT (March 24, 2016) — Thanks to the

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Five Star acquires Canteen’s 3rd largest franchise - Lane

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The Bottom Line: Ky. unemployment insurance has a balance

Details: — After months of unprecedented unemployment insurance benefits claims amid the COVID-19 global pandemic, Kentucky’s fund for those claims is at $0 balance and the state is having to borrow

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Central Bank announces promotion in Berea - Lane Report

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Kentucky soybean production, yield at record highs

Details: “The Risk Management Agency (RMA) uses the data for administering the Area Risk Protection Insurance Plan, establishment of transitional yields, and determining when to make crop loss insurance

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Beshear takes action to improve key government programs

Details: In 2017, the former administration removed unemployment insurance customer service staff from the local career centers and began requiring those needing help to email or call Frankfort to request

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Insurance industry consolidating - Lane Report

Details: Insurance sales has always been a very, very competitive business, and the addition of Internet-based sellers makes it that much harder for smaller agencies; likewise, it puts pressure on agencies

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Kentucky Employees’ Health Plan expands COVID-19 coverage

Details: The Kentucky Employees’ Health Plan (KEHP) is a self-funded plan that offers health insurance and flexible spending accounts to state government employees, school board members, quasi

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KEMI issues statement on coverage for first responders

Details: Jon Stewart, President/CEO. The following is a statement from Jon Stewart, Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance president & CEO: A published report Thursday morning inaccurately stated that KEMI

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Kentucky's insurance gets clean bill of health

Details: D.J. Wasson, of the department of insurance, said that was a national issue concerning the definition of the “preventive care benefit” clause of the Affordable Care Act.

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Kentucky Core Healthcare Measures Set announced

Details: “The Kentucky Medicaid team, which includes not only state government representation, but also partners from nationally prominent health insurance corporations, is committed to ensuring that

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State Auditor annual audit finds large backlog of unsolved

Details: Harmon’s office issued a “qualified opinion” on the Unemployment Insurance, or UI Fund, also known as the Unemployment Compensation Fund, because of the UI internal control environment and

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After Anthem protest, Judge halts Kentucky Medicaid

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Amazon looking to hire 100,000 seasonal workers for

Details: The Bottom Line: Governor announces between $200-$335M in CARES Act funding to address Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund Loan November 6, 2020 ‘Most dangerous period of pandemic’ — 2,318 new

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Crawford Insurance consolidates operations with

Details: BELLEVUE, Ky. – Crawford Insurance has consolidated its operations with Florida-based AssuredPartners in a transaction that will keep the Crawford name and allow the Crawford family to remain in

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Chambers of Commerce: Legislature must prioritize business

Details: Kentucky’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) Trust Fund carried a balance of about $618 million before the pandemic, but the fund dwindled to $0 as the state continued to lead the nation in unemployment.

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Lawmakers asked to regulate car-sharing apps - Lane Report

Details: Sen. Rick Girdler, R-Somerset, asked about auto insurance minimum coverage requirements for ride-sharing platforms. Nolan said the proposed legislation would ensure state minimums were met, but

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Lexington and Louisville among WalletHub's 'Best Foodie

Details: A new study by WalletHub analyzed nearly 200 U.S. to determine 2019's Best Foodie Cities in America, which sees two Kentucky cities – Louisville and Lexington – slot in at no.'s 35 and 54

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Two named to state non-profit board - Lane Report

Details: The Bottom Line: Lawmakers send bills addressing unemployment insurance, executive branch authority. January 11, 2021. The Lane Report, Inc. 465 East High St. STE 124 Lexington, KY 40507

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Lexington Habitat For Humanity announces new board chair

Details: Ryan Worthen is the director of marketing and communications at Kentucky Employer’s Mutual Insurance (KEMI) where he has served since 2002. He is also an entrepreneur and owns several businesses.

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