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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 22 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 Primary Care Association, KY Association of Hospice and Palliative Care, 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, disabled persons and persons reentering society following incarceration.

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.

Members of the Medicaid Advisory Council or a technical advisory committee who require special accommodations may email requests to DMS. Requests should describe the need and requested accommodation. DMS will review the request and determine if the 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.


July 2022

Medicaid Unwinding Update 
Department Reorganization Update 

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