Abramson to kickoff kynect with announcement on the Downtown Campus

Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson will be on campus Tuesday, October 1, 2013, for the formal kickoff of open enrollment for the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange, also known as KYNECT. The exchange was established under the Affordable Care Act.

An announcement will be held at 10:00am in the Health Sciences Building, 166-B, on the Downtown Campus.

kynectors from the Kentucky Regional Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA) will be on hand after the announcement and through the late afternoon to meet with anyone interested in learning more about or
signing up for an insurance plan through the KYNECT exchange. KYNECT also will help people determine if they qualify for programs such as Medicaid or the Kentucky Children s Health Insurance Plan (KCHIP).

The information desk in the HSB Lobby will be staffed by KIPDA throughout the day.

KIPDA also plans to have brief presentations in HSB 166-B throughout the day for people who miss the announcement. That schedule will be forwarded when it is available.

More information about KYNECT:

  • What: KYNECT Kickoff
  • When: 10:00am Tuesday, October 1, 2013
  • Where: JCTC Downtown Campus, Health Sciences Building
  • Who: Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson and KIPDA
  • Why: October 1, 2013 marks the first day of open enrollment in Kentucky s new healthcare exchange program.