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Arkansas Senate Passes Health Care Expansion Bill
The Arkansas Senate approved legislation Friday that would allow more than 250,000 uninsured residents in the state to obtain health coverage.
Lawmakers Still Unsure About Medicaid Expansion
State lawmakers are nearing the end of the session, and it's still up in the air whether they will pass legislation to expand Medicaid.
Beebe urges Medicaid expansion in State of the State address
Governor Mike Beebe urged the state legislature to expand Medicaid coverage to another 250,000 Arkansans.
Audit report details DHS Medicaid concerns
Republicans in the Arkansas House believe a new report on the Department of Human Services shows signs of waste, fraud and abuse in Medicaid.
Medicaid audit reported delayed, shortfall shrinking
A much anticipated report on Medicaid efficiency and possible waste, fraud and abuse did not come out on Friday. But that does not end questions surrounding the program and discussion on how to address the shortfall.
Poll: Arkansans Support Medicaid Expansion
New opinion research released on Wednesday showed a majority of Arkansans supporting Medicaid expansion.
Ark. gets $4.3M for Medicaid in drug settlement
Arkansas is getting more than $4 million to put toward the state Medicaid program from a settlement with a drug company accused of inflating prices.
Ark. lawmakers to take look at Medicaid shortfall
Arkansas lawmakers are to take a look at the shortfall expected in the state's Medicaid program as they prepare for next year's legislative session.
Beebe: Cuts or new revenue likely for Medicaid
Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe says the state will likely have to cut some Medicaid services or direct more revenue toward the program to close a shortfall of up to $400 million expected next year.
Arkansas Surgeon General supports expanding Medicaid by the Affordable Care Act
The state's largest insurance program, known as Medicaid, is at a tipping point -- on the brink of collapse -- if there's no additional money to fund it.
Ark. lawmakers reject surplus for Medicaid fix
Arkansas lawmakers have rejected a proposal to set aside up to $100 million in surplus funds to pay for a growing shortfall in the state's Medicaid budget expected in 2013.
Legislators question rising Medicaid costs in budget
It's growing faster than any other part of state government. We're talking about paying for Medicaid.
Ark. set to roll out Medicaid changes in July
State officials say they're on track for a July launch of an effort to change the way Arkansas's Medicaid program pays for services.
Selig: Changes won't end AR Medicaid shortfall
Human Services Director John Selig said a change in the way Medicaid pays for services in Arkansas and efforts to cut out fraud and waste won't eliminate the up to $400 million shortfall the state program faces next year.
Kansas official hired as Ark. Medicaid chief
A Kansas health official has been hired as Arkansas' Medicaid director as the state works on a proposal to change the way the program pays for services.
Arkansas Medicaid director Gene Gessow resigns
Arkansas' Medicaid director is resigning as the state works on a proposal to change the way the program pays for services.
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