blood thinners

Bill to get home blood test kits covered by Medicaid passes Kentucky House 

BY: - January 29, 2024

FRANKORT — A bill that would require Kentucky Medicaid to cover at-home blood test kits passed the House 93-0 Monday. House Bill 31 can now advance to the Senate. HB31 would make life easier for Medicaid patients who take blood thinners for their mechanical heart valves. Some patients need the blood thinners after drug use […]

House bill to ensure Medicaid coverage for at-home blood tests advances

BY: - January 25, 2024

FRANKORT — A Kentucky house bill that would require Medicaid to cover at-home International Normalized Ratio (INR) kits unanimously passed the House Health Services Committee Thursday with bipartisan support.  Sponsor Rep. Deanna Frazier Gordon, R-Richmond, told her colleagues this is a “common sense” bill and “cost saving measure.”  Medical experts previously told the Lantern the […]