May 27, 2020 — Building on its long-running support of organizations meeting the needs of at-risk Kentuckians, Passport Health Plan announced a partnership to aid The Salvation Army Louisville Area Command as it combats numerous negative societal effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Passport Health Plan announced today its partnership with Kentucky-based, Stay Clean, to provide Medicaid members with virtual recovery support services for substance use disorders (SUD).
Passport Health Plan, a Medicaid plan serving approximately 300,000 members across the Commonwealth of Kentucky, today announced progress toward finalizing a developer for its Health & Well-Being Campus and its plan to launch a Medicaid Innovation Hub as part of the project.
Passport Health Plan is taking the next step to revive the construction of its planned headquarters development at Louisville’s intersection of 18th and Broadway.
Passport Health Plan has been notified by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) that Passport has not been awarded a Kentucky Medicaid managed care contract for the next contract period. Passport will continue to provide services to its Medicaid membership throughout the existing contract term, expiring June 30, 2020, with no changes to member benefits during that time period.
Dozens of young people who were formerly in foster care will soon have additional tools at their disposal to ensure a successful transition into adulthood, thanks to a new program led by Family Scholar House, a Louisville nonprofit focused on ending the generational cycle of poverty
Passport Health Plan and Evolent Health, a company providing an integrated value-based care platform to the nation’s leading providers and payers, today announced that Evolent has entered into a definitive agreement to partner with the current sponsors of Passport in continuing to serve the Kentucky Medicaid market.
Passport Health Plan has postponed a motion for injunctive relief filed last month in Franklin County Circuit Court after undertaking a series of severe cost-cutting measures to keep the plan afloat while it continues to look to the court for a long-term resolution. A hearing on the injunction motion that was scheduled for next Tuesday, March 5, has been cancelled.
Passport Health Plan is delaying construction on its new headquarters building at 18th and Broadway while the organization attempts to resolve a dispute with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health & Family Services. Passport is seeking immediate relief from a reduction in reimbursement rates that disproportionately impacts Medicaid beneficiaries in the Louisville area – where the majority of Passport’s members reside.
Passport Health Plan has promoted Carl Felix to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). In his new role, Carl’s responsibilities will expand to include all aspects of Passport’s Medicaid business in addition to his former duties leading the company’s Medicare Advantage business and administrative operations.