Health Law & Business

Kentucky Jumps Back on State-Based Obamacare Exchange Bandwagon

June 17, 2020, 10:35 PM

Kentucky is bringing back Kynect, the state-based exchange for Affordable Care Act plans that was touted as a national success because of its role in helping the state reduce its proportion of uninsured citizens by the most of any state for several years.

Gov. Andy Beshear (D) sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Tuesday informing the agency that the state would make the shift and bring back the system that former Gov. Matt Bevin (R) discontinued.

“Over the last four years we went backwards on health care,” Beshear said during a Wednesday news conference in...

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