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Legislative committee discusses Kentucky’s School-Based Medicaid Services program

Members of the Kentucky General Assembly’s Medicaid Oversight and Advisory Committee heard from several representatives of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and the Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services (DMS) during the committee’s meeting on Aug. 17.

KDE Education Continuation Task Force covers CTE, health and safety reopening...

During the July 13 Education Continuation Task Force meeting, members convened virtually to learn more about reopening guidance released by the Kentucky Department of Education.

CHFS, KDE partner on framework to improve student care and well-being

The Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services are collaborating on a framework to improve the physical and mental well-being of Kentucky’s youth, called Kentucky CARES.

Kentucky to expand school-based healthcare services for children

Gov. Matt Bevin announced June 3 that the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, in partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education, will seek an amendment to Kentucky’s Medicaid state plan to provide greater healthcare access to students in schools across the Commonwealth by allowing for the payment of qualifying physical and mental health services.

Project to increase free meal eligibility for students

Kentucky and five other states are participating in a federal pilot project that automatically will make students eligible for free school meals if their...