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1st look offered of Arkansas Works

posted: 05/19/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Department of Human Services on Wednesday opened for public comment a draft of the request it will submit to the federal government to allow changes to the state's private option Medicaid program and extend the waiver authorizing it through 2021.

State's nonelderly uninsured rate flat in '15; U.S. count falls to 12.8%

posted: 05/18/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

The percentage of nonelderly adults who lack insurance held steady in Arkansas last year while it continued dropping in the country as a whole, according to a report released Tuesday.

Judge hands U.S. House victory in health-law suit

updated: 05/13/2016 3:52 a.m. Discuss

A federal judge struck down a portion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Thursday, ruling that President Barack Obama exceeded his executive authority in unilaterally funding a provision that has subsidized billions of dollars of insurers' costs.

Unity Health links up to Mayo

posted: 05/13/2016 2:03 a.m. Discuss

Unity Health announced Thursday that it is the first health system in the state to join the Mayo Clinic Care Network.





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