Long-term care facilities news and updates
New Sample attestation form for employees and contractors - Affirms compliance with COVID-19 reduction practices. Form can be used for multiple facility types.
New Guidance for cosmetology services in LTC facilities
NewGuidance for admissions of persistent positives match
New Long-term care employees: Return-to-work guidance
LTCF COVID-19 Survey Reports
Updated cases and response activities
Medicaid COVID-19 Response Information
During the COVID-19 state of emergency, individuals who need special healthcare coverage should complete the Healthcare Coverage Application. This coverage ends two months after the application month unless an application for regular Medicaid is submitted. For application help, contact an application assister at the Application Assister Web Page or call the Kentucky Healthcare Customer Service line toll free at (855) 459-6328. For a list of participating medical providers please see the Kentucky Medicaid Provider Directory. If you have questions or need more information about a participating provider, call toll free (800) 635-2570.
To apply for regular Medicaid only, call Kentucky Healthcare Customer Service toll-free at (855) 459-6328 or go online at the
Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange website.
To apply for all public assistance programs, visit the
Benefind website or call the DCBS Call Center toll free at (855) 306-8959.
Guidance for Medicaid members and providers
Department for Public Health
Vaccine recommendations during COVID-19 outbreak
Department for Community Based Services
Aging and Independent Living
Telehealth COVID-19 Guidance