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Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Governor Bevin Announces Medicaid Waiver Implementation Partnership with Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 29, 2018) – Governor Matt Bevin, along with Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Adam Meier, other administration officials and Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky President/CEO Ben Chandler, will make an announcement regarding implementation of the state’s innovative Kentucky HEALTH Medicaid waiver. The announcement will help kick-off the Kentucky HEALTH Partnership Summit which will include more than 250 business, nonprofit and community leaders from across the state discussing strategies to provide training and other services to Medicaid enrollees.

WHO: Governor Matt Bevin

Adam Meier, Secretary, Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Kristi Putnam, Deputy Secretary, Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Ben Chandler, President/CEO, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky

WHAT: Press Conference and Kentucky HEALTH Partnership Summit

WHEN: 8:30 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, May 30, 2018 (press conference)

WHERE: South Wing Conference Center, Room 102 (Press Conference)

Kentucky Exposition Center

937 Phillips Lane

Louisville, Ky 40209

*Attendees to press conference and/or summit should park in Lot A and enter through the South Wing A lobby doors.

*Press conference will be available via Livestream to watch live on the Cabinet’s Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/kychfs.

*Summit begins at 9:30 a.m. in South Wing Conference Center, Room 101.

*Media are welcome to attend the summit.

Additional information is available at http://chfs.ky.gov/.

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The Cabinet for Health and Family Services is home to most of the state’s human services and healthcare programs, including the Department for Medicaid Services, the Department for Community Based Services the Department for Public Health, the Department for Aging and Independent Living and the Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities. CHFS is one of the largest agencies in state government, with nearly 8,000 full- and part-time employees located across the Commonwealth focused on improving the lives and health of Kentuckians.

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