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Passport to Halt Construction on West LouisvilleKY HQ

Nonprofit health plan seeking critical rate relief from Commonwealth of Kentucky Franklin County Circuit Court hearing scheduled for Feb. 26 Louisville, Ky. – Passport Health Plan is delaying construction on its new headquarters building at 18th and Broadway while the organization attempts to resolve a dispute with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health & Family Services. Passport is seeking immediate relief from a reduction in reimbursement rates that disproportionately impacts Medicaid beneficiaries in the Louisville area – where the majority of Passport’s members reside. Passport broke ground on the four-story, 337,000-square foot building in March 2018 and had planned to occupy the building by early 2020….

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Time to clean up LouisvilleKY’s Waterfront

Louisville, Kentucky – Waterfront Park is joining Brightside and Passport Health Plan to organize a community cleanup of the Waterfront Park Phase IV site on Saturday, October 20th at 10:00 a.m. A cookout at noon will follow the cleanup, courtesy of Mercer Transportation. Those interested in participating can sign up by emailing their name and contact information to Participants will meet in the parking lot at 10th and Rowan at 10:00 a.m. to receive trash bags and gloves for the cleanup. Those who show up without registering are welcome, but an email will help us plan better for the event. This cleanup will kick off the first stage…

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Passport Health Plan breaks ground on new LouisvilleKY campus

Louisville, KY., – Officials with Passport Health Plan, metro government and other local officials have broken ground on a new 337,000 square foot, four story building at 18th Street and Broadway. The building, along with three connected structures called “pods”, is slated to open in 2020. The new office space will house more than 500 employees with meeting space to “directly engage with members and residents”, a cafeteria to serve both employees and the public, a community teaching kitchen, and private meeting space for Passport member services staff. “This is a huge win for west Louisville,” said Mayor Greg Fischer…

The site at 18th and Broadway

Passport’s Move West is The Miracle on 18th Street

The West End will never be the same again, thanks to the momentum from two major development announcements in the last week. Today Passport Health Plan announced that it has acquired the 20-acre property at 18th and Broadway that was most recently targeted for a new Walmart. It will move its corporate headquarters there and support efforts to create other health and wellness businesses. The move, expected in 2020, will involve at least 500 employees. Passport CEO Mark Carter, speaking inside a tent on the site to dozens of interested parties, said that number could grow to 1,000 in five…

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Passport Health Plan expands healthcare in LouisvilleKY and across Kentucky

Passport Health Plan partners with The Little Clinic to increase healthcare access for members around Kentucky Louisville, Ky. – Passport Health Plan has added The Little Clinic inside select Kroger stores around Kentucky to its growing network of accepted healthcare providers, effective January 1, 2017. “We are very excited to add The Little Clinic to our network of healthcare providers around the Commonwealth,” said Mark B. Carter, CEO of Passport Health Plan. “Opening access to these additional services will allow our members to get the care and treatment that they need to live healthier lives.” The Little Clinic locations are…


Louisville Ky to be new home for Medicaid Center of Excellence

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Passport Health Plan and Evolent Health are pleased to announce the formation of a strategic alliance that will create The Medicaid Center of Excellence. The Medicaid Center of Excellence is the first of its kind in the country. It combines Passport’s expertise in Medicaid managed care with Evolent’s industry-leading technology and operations to offer centralized services for provider-led Medicaid health plans nationwide. The Center of Excellence will deliver strategy, clinical and operational capabilities, health plan administrative support, and Identifi℠ – Evolent’s population health performance management platform. The strategic alliance between Passport and Evolent will…


Louisville’s Waterfront Wednesday Concert Series wraps up September 30th

  Louisville, Ky., – WFPK has announced the September 30th line up for its popular Waterfront Wednesday Concert Series.  The series is a monthly free concert on the Big Four Lawn in Louisville Waterfront Park, located next to the Big Four® Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge. This concert will feature Wax Fang, Here We Go Magic and Vandaveer. It’s sponsored by Goose Island Brewing Company, MINI of Louisville, Republic Bank, Passport Health Plan and Friends of the Waterfront. Additional support comes from Old 502 Winery, Speed Museum and Taxi 7. Wax Fang demonstrates a curious penchant for not only harmoniously wedding concept…


Louisville’s WorldFest Offers Four Days of International Food, Music, Culture on Labor Day Weekend

LOUISVILLE, Ky., – WorldFest, one of the region’s largest international festivals, will span the Labor Day weekend for its 13th year, with four days of international food, music, dance and culture on Louisville’s Belvedere, downtown. Exciting international music will come from more than 70 bands and performers while more than 30 food vendors and nearly 150 booths provide a global sampling of cuisine and culture. Headliner music acts will include PALO!, Funkadesi, Tee Dee Young, Cosa Seria, Cocek! Brass Band,the Ark Band, The Ton Drum Circle and Azucar Tumbao. Many local and regional world music performers will offer a wide…

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Louisville’s WFPK’s Waterfront Wednesday Takes the Stage July 29th

  Louisville, Ky., – 91.9 WFPK announces the launch of Louisville’s favorite concert series on Wednesday, July 29, 2015.  The WFPK Waterfront Wednesday® Concert Series is a monthly free concert on the Big Four Lawn in Louisville Waterfront Park, located next to the Big Four Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge. This concert will feature Fantastic Negrito, Strand of Oaks and American Aquarium. It’s sponsored by Goose Island Brewing Company, MINI of Louisville, Republic Bank, Passport Health Plan and Friends of the Waterfront. Additional support comes from Old 502 Winery and Actor’s Theatre of Louisville. According to Wired Magazine, Fantastic Negrito, the…

After 100 Rusty’s, We Had a Party

On Friday, Loui Loui’s Authentic Detroit-Style Pizza played host to the 100th episode party for the Rusty Satellite Show. And a lot of the most interesting people in the ‘Ville, and those who have helped the weekly podcast grow and prosper, were there as well. Thanks to Jason Smith (Rusty’s logo creator and web designer), there was a great 4-minute movie featuring most, but not all, of the 200 or so guests that have been on the show. We showed it on Loui Loui’s big screen, to the Rusty theme song — Paul Thorn’s “What the Hell is Goin’ On….