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New Ad Campaign Calls for Medicaid Expansion in Kentucky

Today, Kentucky Voices for Health (KVH) launched a new ad campaign asking Gov. Steve Beshear to expand Medicaid to adults and parents up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level under the Affordable Care Act. Listen to the ad below. Kentucky Youth Advocates is a proud member of KVH. Join us in asking Governor Beshear to take this opportunity to improve the health of Kentucky’s children and families. There are many reasons to expand Medicaid. [...]

By |2013-04-30T11:11:41-04:00April 30th, 2013|Blog, Health|

Medicaid Expansion in Kentucky: Kids Have Much to Gain

At Kentucky Youth Advocates, we ask ourselves the same question over and over when we examine issues. It’s a short and simple question: “Is it good for kids?” We strive to be the independent voice for children and that means we want the policies created and implemented by our decision makers to benefit children. Right now, our state leaders have a big decision to make on whether to expand Medicaid to low-income adults and parents [...]

By |2013-03-28T10:04:39-04:00March 28th, 2013|Blog, Health|

New Brief Shows Kentucky Children Would Benefit from Medicaid Expansion

Jeffersontown, KY – Thousands of children could see immediate and long-term health benefits, at a small cost to the state, if Kentucky expands Medicaid to adults up to 138 percent of the federal poverty line starting in January 2014, according to a new issue brief from Kentucky Youth Advocates. The brief, Medicaid Expansion in Kentucky: Kids Have Much to Gain, examines the numerous family and child health benefits that result when parents have access to [...]

By |2013-03-28T00:00:35-04:00March 28th, 2013|News Room|
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