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Page 1 of 1 211.400 Kentucky Physicians Care Program -- Provision of primary health care services to eligible individuals -- Volunteer networks -- Advisory committees. (1) To the extent possible with available funds, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services shall establish and operate the Kentucky Physicians Care Program to assist <br>low-income uninsured individuals in accessing primary health care services <br>provided by volunteer health care practitioners and pharmaceutical drugs donated <br>by pharmaceutical companies. (2) The program may access networks of practitioners, pharmacies, and pharmaceutical companies that are maintained by entities that recruit volunteers and donations, such <br>as Health Kentucky, Inc., to locate necessary health care services for eligible <br>applicants. (3) The program shall: (a) Operate and maintain a professionally staffed toll-free hotline information and referral service for individuals seeking primary care; (b) Refer individuals seeking health care services to the Department for Community Based Services or other enrollment sites approved by the cabinet <br>for eligibility determination; (c) Refer individuals determined to be eligible to available health care service providers; and (d) Maintain a confidential record of all referrals. (4) The program may: (a) Create temporary volunteer advisory committees to provide input on program operations and efficiencies; (b) Contract with qualified, independent third parties to provide services; and <br>(c) Apply for federal funds or other grants to operate the program. Effective: July 12, 2006 <br>History: Created 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 155, sec. 1, effective July 12, 2006.

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Page 1 of 1 211.400 Kentucky Physicians Care Program -- Provision of primary health care services to eligible individuals -- Volunteer networks -- Advisory committees. (1) To the extent possible with available funds, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services shall establish and operate the Kentucky Physicians Care Program to assist <br>low-income uninsured individuals in accessing primary health care services <br>provided by volunteer health care practitioners and pharmaceutical drugs donated <br>by pharmaceutical companies. (2) The program may access networks of practitioners, pharmacies, and pharmaceutical companies that are maintained by entities that recruit volunteers and donations, such <br>as Health Kentucky, Inc., to locate necessary health care services for eligible <br>applicants. (3) The program shall: (a) Operate and maintain a professionally staffed toll-free hotline information and referral service for individuals seeking primary care; (b) Refer individuals seeking health care services to the Department for Community Based Services or other enrollment sites approved by the cabinet <br>for eligibility determination; (c) Refer individuals determined to be eligible to available health care service providers; and (d) Maintain a confidential record of all referrals. (4) The program may: (a) Create temporary volunteer advisory committees to provide input on program operations and efficiencies; (b) Contract with qualified, independent third parties to provide services; and <br>(c) Apply for federal funds or other grants to operate the program. Effective: July 12, 2006 <br>History: Created 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 155, sec. 1, effective July 12, 2006.

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Statutes > Kentucky > 211-00 > 400

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Page 1 of 1 211.400 Kentucky Physicians Care Program -- Provision of primary health care services to eligible individuals -- Volunteer networks -- Advisory committees. (1) To the extent possible with available funds, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services shall establish and operate the Kentucky Physicians Care Program to assist <br>low-income uninsured individuals in accessing primary health care services <br>provided by volunteer health care practitioners and pharmaceutical drugs donated <br>by pharmaceutical companies. (2) The program may access networks of practitioners, pharmacies, and pharmaceutical companies that are maintained by entities that recruit volunteers and donations, such <br>as Health Kentucky, Inc., to locate necessary health care services for eligible <br>applicants. (3) The program shall: (a) Operate and maintain a professionally staffed toll-free hotline information and referral service for individuals seeking primary care; (b) Refer individuals seeking health care services to the Department for Community Based Services or other enrollment sites approved by the cabinet <br>for eligibility determination; (c) Refer individuals determined to be eligible to available health care service providers; and (d) Maintain a confidential record of all referrals. (4) The program may: (a) Create temporary volunteer advisory committees to provide input on program operations and efficiencies; (b) Contract with qualified, independent third parties to provide services; and <br>(c) Apply for federal funds or other grants to operate the program. Effective: July 12, 2006 <br>History: Created 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 155, sec. 1, effective July 12, 2006.

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