Subscribe Register Login

Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 9:08 p.m.
Top Picks - Mobile App

Arkansas lowers Medicaid shortfall projection to $61M

By The Associated Press

This article was published January 31, 2013 at 3:09 p.m.

— Arkansas Medicaid officials say they're no longer proposing cuts to nursing home care and three other areas after lowering the program's expected shortfall to $61 million.

The state Department of Human Services last year had predicted a $138 million shortfall in the program.

DHS on Thursday released a new estimate on the amount of cuts they'll have to make in the program for the budget year that starts July 1 to make up for a funding deficit. The department lowered the projected shortfall after seeing the program come in under budget for the first half of the year.

The shortfall projection assumes that lawmakers approve $90 million in new general revenue funding and $140 million from the state surplus to help shore up the program's budget.

Comments on: Arkansas lowers Medicaid shortfall projection to $61M

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

  • Agriculture

    agricultureclayton Hurdle Farms, LLC, Brady Hurdle Planting ...
    PLAQUEMINE, LA

  • Lead hvac installer hand tools and

    good driving record required. Send resume to email alexande...
    CABOT, AR

  • Special education

    online charter school seeks:• TeachersPreferred certificatio...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Drivers

    class a cdl Drivers with 2 yrs experience and clean driving...
    Little Rock, AR

  • Residential advisor

    the arkansas school for the deaf is seeking applicants for:C...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 859 jobs >

Top Picks - Mobile App
Arkansas Online