A slow moving cold front will bring rain back to the mountains Tuesday afternoon and evening. Some storms could contain heavy rain and could lead to new flash flooding. Keep an eye on water levels in flood prone areas and do not cross flooded roadways.
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT)-
Health care reforms may force Kentucky to recruit more physicians to underserved areas.
More than 600,000 people will soon be covered by Medicaid or private insurance. That increase is expected to expose the shortage of physicians in many rural areas.
The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services is considering bringing in more international medical grads, and expanding loan-forgiveness programs in areas in need of doctors. Those are among recommendations made by Deloitte Consulting, a firm helping to set up the Kentucky health benefit exchange.