Kentucky State Resources:
1. State Insurance Commissioner:
Kentucky State Insurance Commissioner – We promote sound, competitive insurance markets; protect the public through effective enforcement and regulation; and empower the public through outreach and education.
2. State Medical Board:
In addition to the licensing of physicians the Board is responsible for reviewing and investigating all grievances filed against these individuals.
3. State Minority Office:
The office was charged with the primary responsibilities of ensuring that all minorities are better represented and receive equal access in the following areas of empowerment: economic development, education, healthcare, housing, government services and criminal justice matters.
4. State Nursing Board:
Our job is to protect public health and welfare by developing and enforcing state laws governing the safe practice of nursing.
5. State Midwifery Organization:
Because Kentucky families need licensed out-of-hospital birth providers!
6. State Friends of Midwives site:
Unable to locate.
7. State Healthy Start or Associated Improved Pregnancy Program/Director’s email:
The Maternal and Child Health mission is to provide leadership, in partnership with key stakeholders, to improve the physical, socio-emotional health, safety and well-being of the all Kentucky women, infants, children, adolescents and their families.
8. State Pregnant Patient’s Bill of Rights or Patient’s Bill of Rights:
Unable to locate.
9. State Medicaid Complaint Information:
The Kentucky Perinatal Association is a non-profit incorporated volunteer association of health care providers, consumers, and organizations with a common purpose toward the recognition of maternal-infant health care issues dedicated to the provision of comprehensive solutions through educational outreach and advocacy.