KIPDA’s kynector program provides individuals seeking health insurance with assistance enrolling in healthcare plans through the Kentucky Health Benefits Exchange or the State Based Health Insurance Marketplace.  

Eligibility for Medicaid is calculated by using Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI). Our kynectors will help you determine if you are eligible for Medicaid in Kentucky or you may go to kynect.ky.gov and prescreen for eligibility.  If you are not eligible for Medicaid, our kynectors will help you access health coverage through the State Based Marketplace, which is also available through the kynect portal.

KIPDA’s kynect Program provides Community Outreach and Education about the KHBE and kynect health coverage. Our qualified kynectors will help anyone requesting assistance with an application for health insurance, including:

Any Kentuckian who is uninsured

Qualified Immigrant Populations

Refugees

Justice Involved Persons upon Reentry to the Community

Contact KIPDA at 502-266-5571 and ask to speak with someone in the kynector Program or visit KIPDA.org to view a list of locations where assisters are available under the Calendar of Events tab. You can also go to kynect.ky.gov and use the Self-Service Portal to begin an application.

The KIPDA kynector Team

Beth Mathis

kynect Team Leader

502-536-0192

beth.mathis@kipda.org

Narissa Simon

Data & Reporting Technician

502-297-1720

narissa.simon@kipda.org

Mia Anderson

Jefferson County: Downtown & West

502-536-0197

mia.anderson@kipda.org

Heather Cain

Breckenridge, Meade, Grayson, & Hardin

502-536-3933

heather.cain@kipda.org

Leslie Cusick

Oldham, Trimble, Henry & Carroll

502-536-0198

leslie.cusick@kipda.org

Bridgette Magness

Shelby, Spencer, Bullitt & Eastern Jefferson

502-536-0195

bridgette.magness@kipda.org

Ginny Whitt

Nelson, Washington, Marion, & Larue

502-536-0196

ginny.whitt

kynect phone: 1-855-4kynect (1-855-459-6328)

TTY: 800-627-4720

Medicaid Managed Care Organization 2021 Open Enrollment FAQs
1. Dates of Open Enrollment: November 2 through December 15, 2020.

2. Open Enrollment: Open Enrollment gives Medicaid members in managed care a chance to change their Managed Care Organization (MCO). Medicaid members are not required to participate in Open Enrollment.

3. MCOs that are available:

Aetna Better Health of Kentucky 1-855-300-5528   www.aetnabetterhealth.com/kentucky

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield 1-855-690-7784 www.anthem.com/kymedicaid

Humana Healthy Horizons in Kentucky   1-800-444-9137 www.humana.com/medicaid/kentucky-medicaid

Passport Health Plan by Molina Healthcare 1-844-778-2700 www.PassportHealthPlan.com

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan  1-866-293-1796 www.uhccommunityplan.com/ky

WellCare of Kentucky 1-877-389-9457 www.wellcare.com/Kentucky

4. What if I do nothing during Open Enrollment? You will not lose Medicaid coverage if you are still eligible or if you do not participate in Open Enrollment. You will keep the same MCO.