Statement on Medicaid and Private Option renewals

The following is a statement from Rich Huddleston, executive director of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families: AACF is pleased with today’s announcement that the state of Arkansas must give Medicaid and Private Option clients 30 days to respond to notices...

Statement on Threats to Medicaid

Statement from Rich Huddleston, executive director of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families on recent threats to the Arkansas Medicaid program: Medicaid is a critical program that helps Arkansans provide affordable health coverage for their families. Recent steps taken...

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...

Statement on Supreme Court decision

Statement from Rich Huddleston on the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold health reform credits: The Supreme Court made the right decision. Tax credits for health coverage benefit millions of people in the U.S., including about 50,000 Arkansans. The Supreme...