Beshear: Kmart to Pay Kentucky $415,000 to Resolve Medicaid Fraud Allegations

Allegations involve company submitting false claims in its generic drug program

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 4, 2018) – Attorney General Andy Beshear today announced that the Kmart Corporation will pay more than $415,000 to Kentucky to resolve state and federal Medicaid program overbilling allegations. Beshear joins with other states and the federal government to settle allegations regarding the company’s Retail Maintenance Program that offered discounts on generic drugs to its cash paying […]

State releases county unemployment data for November 2017

Woodford County has lowest rate in Kentucky at 2.7 percent

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 4, 2018) – Unemployment rates fell in 72 Kentucky counties, stayed the same in 17 and rose in 31 counties between November 2016 and November 2017, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at […]

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