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​​​​​​​​​​The information on this page is specific to Medicaid beneficiaries and providers. For more information about COVID-19, refer to the state COVID-19 website.

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, individuals younger than 65 without medical insurance should complete an application using kynect to request temporary coverage under Kentucky Medicaid presumptive eligibility. By completing this application, you attest that you do not have medical insurance that covers doctors, pharmacy, or hospital visits. To maintain Medicaid benefits beyond the presumptive eligibility coverage period, complete a full Medicaid application online using kynect, by calling (855) 306-8959, or by contacting a local kynector for application assistance.

Provider General Information

Provider Letter A-105: COVID-19 Guidance for all Medicaid providers
KY Draft 1135 Flexibilities Approval Letter
Families First Coronavirus Response Act - increased FMAP FAQ
NADSP Onboardng DSPs during COVID-19 Crisis
Social Security Administration: Significant changes to operations and policies 
CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Information
Medicaid COVID-19 FAQ

Long-Term Care Facility Information

CHFS and Kentucky Department for Public Health Long-Term Care Facilities Update​​
Nursing Home Best Practices to Combat COVID-19 Toolkit​
CHFS Office of Inspector General Long-Term Care COVID-19 Resources 

Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver Information

​Temporary Waiver Updates ​

Appendix K: Temporary Waiver Updates
Appendix K March 2022 Provider Webinar - Recording and Presentation
Appendix K Temporary Rate Increase Attestation Form
Appendix K Retainer Payment Request Form
​Billing the Temporary Rate Increase - Residential Services 
Appendix K Provider Relief FAQ
Summary of COVID-19 Waiver Updates 

COVID-19 FAQ for 1915(c) HCBS Waivers

COVID-19 Vaccine Resources
Kentucky COVID-19 Vaccine Website​ 
Guide to Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
Booster and Additional Dose Flow Chart 
COVID-19 Booster Decision Tree
CDC C​OVID-19 Booster Information

Information for Waiver Participants
Returning to ADHC or ADT during COVID-19
Video: Wearing a mask to prevent COVID-19
Video: Social distancing to prevent COVID-19

Provider Resources
Infection ​Prevention and Control Guidelines for HCBS, ADHC, and ADT settings
Long-Term Care COVID-19 Resources
COVID-19 Waiver Billing Instructions 
Home Delivered Meals Provider Listing
Talking to Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities about COVID-19

Waiver Participant Welfare Checklist and Welfare Checklist Instructions
PDS Immediate Family Member Approval Request Form

Provider Letters 
Resuming In-Person Assessments and COVID-19
Resuming Participant Visits and COVID-19
Appendix K Extension Approved
COVID-19 Vaccine and PDS Employees
Respite and Non-Traditional Instruction during COVID-19
COVID-19 Update for 1915(c) Waiver Providers
ADHC and ADT Reopening Provider Letter 
Reporting COVID-19 Cases
Waiver Provider Certification and Monitoring
Acquired Brain Injury and Michelle P. Waiver Assessments
Model II Waiver Assessments
Telehealth for Waiver Providers
COVID-19 Guidance for 1915(c) Waiver Providers