Study shows uninsured kids still at record low

Arkansas has made major gains improving children’s access to health coverage, according to the annual Kids Count Data Book from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.  With only six percent of children in the state uninsured, we are just below...

A bump up for kids’ coverage in Arkansas

A new federal law provides an opportunity for Arkansas to expand children’s health coverage while spending less at the state level. We need to make sure we take advantage of this opportunity while also ensuring that any cost savings...

Insuring Arkansas’s Children

Because ARKids First is a vital link to health services for so many of our state’s children, we must very carefully consider any changes to coverage options. In Arkansas, 52 percent of children receive coverage through ARKids First (Arkansas’s Medicaid and the Children’s Health...