updated: 07/05/2015 5:07 a.m.
Health insurance companies across the country are seeking rate increases of 20 percent to 40 percent or more, saying their new customers under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act turned out to be sicker than expected. Federal officials say they are determined to see that the requests are scaled back.
updated: 07/05/2015 5:07 a.m.
The social worker's bills were as suspicious as they were numerous.
posted: 07/05/2015 4:54 a.m.
An investigator with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and a research coordinator from the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System are working to make it easier for veterans and service members nationwide to seek mental health care.
updated: 07/04/2015 4:16 a.m.
Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the 2010 federal health care overhaul.
updated: 07/03/2015 4:13 a.m.
As lawmakers explore possible changes to Arkansas' Medicaid program, one focus should be the care provided to the elderly, the disabled and people with mental illness, consultants told an advisory panel Thursday.
posted: 07/03/2015 1:44 a.m.
Siloam Springs Regional Hospital has named Patrick Kerrwood its new chief executive officer. He starts July 13.
updated: 07/02/2015 3:41 a.m.
Fresh off a Supreme Court victory, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's "feeling pretty good" about the state of his health care law and pleaded for bipartisan cooperation on ways to make it work even better.
posted: 07/02/2015 3:12 a.m.
The Arkansas Insurance Department dissolved one division and created another one Wednesday as responsibility for helping govern Arkansas' federally run health insurance exchanges shifted this week to a nonprofit organization created by the state Legislature.
posted: 06/30/2015 7:07 a.m.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Children's Hospital's Research Institute will receive $119,000 over the next year for its part in a study of food allergies.
updated: 06/26/2015 5:02 a.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a core component of President Barack Obama's health care law, backing tax credits used by millions of Americans to buy insurance.
updated: 06/26/2015 5 a.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Thursday in a case involving the federal health care overhaul law allowed more than 48,000 Arkansans to continue receiving help with their health insurance premiums and removed a barrier to the establishment of Arkansas-based health insurance exchanges.
updated: 06/26/2015 4:55 a.m.
Congressional Republicans acknowledged Thursday that their options are limited in replacing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, though they vowed the Supreme Court decision upholding the federal subsidies that are the backbone of the law is not the end of their fight.
updated: 06/26/2015 3:36 a.m.
Statements from candidates who hope to succeed President Barack Obama make clear that the U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding the president's health care law will not end the debate nor efforts to replace it.
updated: 06/26/2015 3:34 a.m.
Excerpts from the majority opinion of Chief Justice John Roberts and a dissent written by Justice Antonin Scalia in the Supreme Court ruling that upheld the tax subsidies underpinning the Affordable Care Act:
updated: 06/26/2015 3:20 a.m.
Arkansas leaders respond to health care ruling