Insult To Injury: State Adds 32% When It Collects UK Medical Debt

Kristin Hurst walked into the Kentucky lottery office in Lexington in May of last year expecting to claim a $1,000 prize from a scratch-off lottery ticket. Instead, the lottery employee told Hurst there was a red flag on her account. From the parking lot, she made a nervous call to her fiancé. It was his ticket she was trying to cash in, but something was wrong. She had to go to the main Kentucky lottery office to find out what.

Louisville-based PharMerica Settles Fraud Lawsuit

PharMerica Corp., the Louisville-based company and one of the nation’s biggest providers of drugs to nursing homes, closed out its 2015 by agreeing to write another large check to the government to settle a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding federal health care programs.

Papa John’s CEO, Koch Foundation Expand Free Enterprise Program at UK

The foundations of pizza magnate John Schnatter and businessman Charles Koch have donated a combined $12 million to create a “free enterprise” teaching institute at the University of Kentucky. The donation, one of the largest in UK history, is double what the two groups made earlier this year to set up a similar program at the University of Louisville.