August is Immunization Awareness Month
Please make sure your children are up to date on their shots. Immunizations help prevent diseases like hepatitis B, polio, and measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR or MMRV vaccine). Schedule an appointment with a doctor now to ensure your children are protected. Please see the following awareness materials:
If you are a Medicaid member, visit the Department for Public Health immunization page for more information. If you are a Medicaid provider and would like to participate in the Vaccines for Children Program visit
the program website.
Vaccine recommendations during COVID-19 outbreak
(July 17, 2020) 907 KAR 1:604 (AAC) - Recipient cost-cost sharing eliminates co-pays for Medicaid Members.
Important Information for 2021
Medicaid COVID-19 Response Information
Apply for presumptive eligibility online
During the COVID-19 state of emergency, apply for Medicaid presumptive eligibility (PE) online by completing the
COVID-19 Medicaid PE Application. Emergency PE ends two months after the application month unless a traditional Medicaid application is submitted. See
KentuckyMedicaid Provider Directory for a list of participating providers. For help and more information call (800) 635-2570.
Apply for traditional Medicaid
Apply for traditional Medicaid only by calling the Kentucky Healthcare Customer Service line toll-free at (855) 459-6328 or contacting an application assister through the
Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange website.
Apply for all public assistance programs by visiting the
Benefind website or by calling the DCBS Call Center toll free at (855) 306-8959.
Report Fraud and Abuse
Managed Care Organizations
Aetna Better Health of KY
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana Health Plan
Passport Health Plan
Wellcare of Kentucky