Kentucky State Ambassador
What's Happening Now?
Would you like to volunteer to assist in hosting a local community awareness event? Do you have an opportunity for Kentucky’s Rare Action Network to attend your event? Contact your State Ambassador today and learn more. Please check back regularly for news of upcoming events and activities in Kentucky.
Rare Action Network Kentucky attended the 27th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Disability Pride and Resource Fair on July, 22nd in Louisville, KY.
Below, Kentucky advocates rally to get their voices heard by Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul. Dear Senators, please protect Medicaid and defend pre-existing conditions!
In order to make meaningful change in the lives of rare disease patients and their families in the state of Kentucky, we need you! Become active with the Rare Action Network by joining and utilizing the resources available on this website to take action and create change.
State Report Card
In this third edition of NORD’s State Policy Report Card we are seeking to expand our analysis to more issues that affect the rare disease community while also providing a more targeted analysis of policies analyzed in previous editions of the report.
Scoring for State Policies
A: State policy meets all desired standards. An A grade is considered the model policy that other states should seek to enact.
B: State policy meets most, but not all desired standards
C: State policy on the given issue meets minimum standards
D: State has some policy in place, but it does not meet the standards of higher tiers
F: State has no policy provision for the relevant issue
Nancy G. Atkins, Commissioner
Kentucky Department of Insurance
PO Box 517
Frankfort, Kentucky 40602-0517
800-595-6053 (KY only)
Email for Assistance: Angie.Wallingford@ky.gov or Rodney.Hugle@ky.gov
State Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program
Brian K. Staples, Health Insurance Advocate/Ombudsman
P.O. Box 517
Frankfort, KY 40602
Ombudsman Email: DOI.CAPombudsman@ky.gov