Health Law Advocacy

With generous matching grants from the Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati and the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, KEJC has launched a health law advocacy program!

Our Mission

To promote high-quality, affordable health care, greater health equity, and increased health care access for all Kentuckians through the use of individual and systemic advocacy.

Our Health Advocacy Team

Health Law Fellow Anne Hadreas ahadreas@kyequaljustice.org
Director Rich Seckel richseckel@kyequaljustice.org
Senior Staff Attorney Anne Marie Regan amregan@kyequaljustice.org

Our Issues

Here are recent work products, issue by issue:

Access to Care

We recently asked Gov. Beshear and Attorney General Conway to consider the potential impact of the Louisville hospital merger on low-income Kentuckians access to reproductive and end-of-life care.


Medicaid Managed Care

We filed questions on the Request for Proposals for Medicaid Managed Care:


Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange

We responded to questions about how to set up a Kentucky health care exchange:

Affordable Care Act

We opposed Kentucky's request to lower its insurers' medical loss ratio and won a partial victory:




We also filed comments on association health plan rules and language access:


Long-Term Care

We weighed in on a state waiver proposal and federal rules on home and community-based services:


Open Records Requests

To get more information on access to mental health care, we asked for more information on practitioners accepting Medicaid.


We requested information on delays in receiving public benefits eligibility and hearing decisions.


For the community

We updated flyers on immigrant access to careL

State agency materials