U of Kentucky, dentist settle $620K retaliation lawsuit: 3 things to know

Lexington-based University of Kentucky and a former dentist and professor Raynor Mullins, DDS, settled ongoing litigation, according to The State.

Here are three things to know:

1. Dr. Mullins sued the university after claiming he was fired for publicly criticizing the state's Medicaid program overhaul proposal.

2. In the settlement, Dr. Mullins received $620,000 and is able to return to the university. University of Kentucky officials did not admit to turning away Dr. Mullins.

3. A joint statement indicated both parties' inclinations to resolve the litigation and move forward.

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