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'It's a mess': Kentucky Medicaid unclear on 'medically fragile' meaning

By The Courier-Journal  
   December 07, 2018

For Krista Seymour, Medicaid is essential for her to obtain the treatment that keeps her thyroid cancer in check. "If I can't afford my medication, I will die," she said. But Seymour fears she will lose benefits under pending changes to the state's Medicaid program that require some people to work or volunteer 80 hours a month to keep health coverage. A freelance television producer, Seymour, of Louisville, said her hours fluctuate depending on her health and job assignments.

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