65% of Arkansas's rural kids have health insurance through Medicaid and ARKids First.
The Governor should not allow DHS to continue disenrolling children without confirmation that they no longer qualify.
With Medicaid now covering 58.8% of Arkansas’s children, and with more than a third of Arkansans being covered by Medicaid and CHIP, it’s imperative that we ensure that families do not end up uninsured.
More than 54,000 Arkansas children have lost their health insurance in just two months.
No one who is eligible for Medicaid should have to go without coverage.
Considering Arkansas is one of the 10 poorest states in the nation, with a poverty rate of 16.3% and a child poverty rate of 22%, it should come as no surprise that a large number of Arkansans need health...
Beginning on April 1, some Arkansans enrolled in Medicaid will begin to lose their coverage for the first time since early 2020.
Gov. Sanders’ proposal to impose work requirements on people enrolled in Arkansas’s Medicaid expansion plan (ARHOME) is a misguided policy that’s already been tried — and failed. What we learned from the flawed experiment was that work requirements don’t...
Overall, we’re relieved to see that some key provisions will make life measurably better for Arkansas’s children.
On August 9, 2022, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced that Arkansas will be expanding its Medicaid programs to include more coverage for new and expecting mothers. With the help of federal funding from the American Rescue Plan Act, Arkansas will...