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​The information on this page is specific to Medicaid beneficiaries and providers. For more information about COVID-19, refer to the state COVID-19 website.

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, individuals younger than 65 without medical insurance should complete the Healthcare Coverage Application to request temporary coverage under Kentucky Medicaid presumptive eligibility. By completing this application you attest that you do not have medical insurance that covers doctors, pharmacy or hospital visits. To maintain Medicaid benefits beyond the presumptive eligibility coverage period, complete a full Medicaid application online at kynect, call (855) 306-8959 or contact a local kynector for application assistance.

Provider General Information

Provider Letter A-105: COVID-19 Guidance for all Medicaid providers
KY Draft 1135 Flexibilities Approval Letter
Families First Coronavirus Response Act - increased FMAP FAQ
NADSP Onboardng DSPs during COVID-19 Crisis
Social Security Administration: Significant changes to operations and policies 
CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Information
Medicaid COVID-19 FAQ
Re-Opening Guidance for Adult Day Health Centers
Re-Opening Guidance for Adult Day Training  

Long-Term Care Facility Information

CHFS and Kentucky Department for Public Health Long-Term Care Facilities Update
Phased Restoration of Normal Activities for Long-Term Care Facilities
Medicare and Medicaid COVID-19 Testing Payment Flowchart for Nursing Facilities
Nursing Home Best Practices to Combat COVID-19 Toolkit
LTC Admissions and Transfers Guidance
Requesting PPE Fact Sheet
CHFS Office of Inspector General Long-Term Care COVID-19 Resources 
Kentucky Nurse Aide COVID-19 Information and Procedures

HCBS Waiver Information

Approved Appendix K for 1915(c) HCBS Waivers
Summary of Temporary COVID-19 Waiver Updates 

COVID-19 FAQ for 1915(c) HCBS Waivers
All HCBS Waiver COVID-19 Guidance