Subscribe Register Login

Sunday, April 20, 2014, 7:01 a.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

More than 86,000 Arkansans apply for private option

This article was published December 18, 2013 at 3:58 p.m.

More than 86,000 Arkansas residents have applied for health insurance under a state plan to use Medicaid expansion money to provide the coverage.

The Department of Human Services said Wednesday that of the 86,341 people who applied, 72,361 are eligible for the private option insurance.

The program is separate from the federal health insurance program that operates through the HealthCare.gov website. As of last week, about 1,400 Arkansas residents had enrolled in that program of 18,000 who applied.

State health officials say that 5,700 private option applicants will be placed in the traditional Medicaid program.

Comments on: More than 86,000 Arkansans apply for private option

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Education

    The Ouachita Area Adult Center headquartered in Malvern, Ar...
    MALVERN, AR

  • Education

    hot springs school district is seeking applications for: •Su...
    HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, AR

  • Tractor operators & liter crews

    tractor operators & liter crews needed. Bush Hogging exp. r...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Milieu manager

    vantage point of northwest arkansas Is expanding and seeking...
    FAYETTEVILLE, AR

  • Chemistry instructor

    STEM Pathways The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences,...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 1040 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online