Kentucky Hospital that employs governor got $3.4 million
Cincinnati Enquirer, February 22, 2008
An Eastern Kentucky hospital that hired the state's former Gov. Ernie Fletcher as a consultant got a $3.4 million state settlement in the final weeks of the Fletcher administration for disputed Medicaid claims. Records from the state Department for Medicaid Services show that Kentucky agreed to pay $3,446,836 in exchange for Pikeville Medical Center dropping its claims for additional reimbursement.