Hospital Legislative Champion Award Goes to Leeper
By WestKyStar Staff
PADUCAH, KY - State Senator Bob Leeper was recently at Lourdes to accept the Kentucky Hospital Association Legislative Champion Award. Mike Rust, President of the Kentucky Hospital Association, presented the award to Senator Leeper and thanked him for his support of hospitals statewide, particularly for his leadership with Medicaid Managed Care issues. Senator Leeper also serves as Chair of the Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee, introduced legislation in the spring session that addressed several issues hospitals were experiencing related to the Medicaid Managed Care program.
“We applaud and support Senator Leeper’s continued efforts to improve the health of the citizens in western Kentucky and the Commonwealth,” said Lourdes President and CEO, Steven Grinnell.
Information provided by Laura Grumley, Lourdes Hospital.