Our Mission:  to address the unmet health care needs of Kentuckians.

OUR AREAS OF FOCUS:

PROMOTING RESPONSIVE HEALTH POLICY

To make public policy more responsive to the health and health care needs of Kentuckians.

  • Affordable Care Act (ACA) Study

    A Request for Quotations (RFQ) has been issued for a study to examine ACA implementation in Kentucky. As the only southern state to both expand Medicaid and establish a state-based health benefit exchange, Kentucky offers a unique case study.
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  • Community Health Worker Meeting

    The Foundation recently hosted Community Health Workers from around Kentucky. The Foundation partners with the state and other stakeholders to explore ways to expand and support the work of Community Health Workers.
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  • Kentucky Health Coalitions Directory

    The Foundation's updated Health Coalitions Directory lists more than 200 local groups working on health-related issues.
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INVESTING IN KENTUCKY'S FUTURE

To improve the health of Kentucky's children by engaging communities in testing innovative strategies.

 

This five year, $3 million Foundation initiative seeks ways to reduce risks of chronic disease for today's school-aged children as they grow into adults.

 

Seven rural and urban communities have been selected for funding. 

 

List of Investing in Kentucky's Future (IKF) communities