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Celebrating Medicaid’s 52nd Birthday

Last week, the Senate did the right thing by voting down the “skinny bill” that would have kicked millions off their health coverage and significantly raised health insurance premiums. This week, as we mark the anniversary of Medicaid’s passage...

ARKids First turns 20!

Twenty years ago today, on March 10, 1997, then-Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee signed ARKids First into law. ARKids was Arkansas’s state-funded health insurance program, and bringing it to life was a monumental moment for kids and families in our...

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...