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May

KentuckyOne Health terminating contracts with doctors

KentuckyOne Health is severing employment contracts with about 25 doctors, some as soon as this July.

After going on a buying spree for physician practices more than five years ago, the ailing Louisville-based health system is shedding selected doctors in a cost-cutting move that doctors say will send ripples across Louisville’s medical community and the patients they serve.

KentuckyOne said the cuts were due to “challenges,” from the evolution of health care reform and a decline in patient volumes in some areas, and insisted patients would see only a “minimal disruption.”

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