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​​​​​​The Advisory Council for Medical Assistance (MAC) advises the Department for Medicaid Services regarding Medicaid health and medical care.

The MAC consists of 19 members appointed by the governor representing the KY Medical Association, KY Dental Association, KY Hospital Association, KY Medical Equipment Suppliers Association, KY Pharmacist Association, KY Association of Health Care Facilities, KY Nurses’ Association, State Board of Podiatry, KY Home Health Association, KY Optometric Association, KY Association of Nonprofit Homes and Services for the Aging, Inc., health care advocates and Medicaid recipients, the elderly and consumers including low-income persons, children and youth, women, minorities and disabled persons.

Each member serves a four-year term.

All MAC meetings are subject to Kentucky Open Records and Kentucky Open Meetings Act statutes KRS 61.800 - 884

Medicaid Advisory Council and technical advisory committee ADA accommodation requests

Members of the Medicaid Advisory Council or a technical advisory committee who require special accommodations may email requests to Sharley Hughes. Requests should describe the need and requested accommodation. DMS will review the request and determine if accommodations requested are reasonable. In the event a requested accommodation is deemed not reasonable, DMS will work with the member to identify a reasonable and effective accommodation. Accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis to address individual member needs.

Presentations to the MAC

July 2021

Enhanced Federal Medical Assistance Percentage Spending Plan for Home-and  Community-Based Services 

March 2021

Maternal Morbidity and Mortality 

Jan. 2021

KY Health Information Exchange (KHIE Presentation)
DMS Presentation
Program Integrity - Provider Enrollment
United Healthcare

Nov. 2020

Passport Health Plan By Molina Health care Presentation

MCO Presentations to the MAC 

2020 Presentations

Aetna Presentation
Anthem Presentation
Humana Caresource Presentation
Passport Presentation
WellCare Presentation

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