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14 Feb
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Arkansan at rally on Health Centers

http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2018/feb/11/washington-news-brief/ WASHINGTON — An Arkansas community health advocate spoke at a rally on Capitol Hill last week, urging congressional support for community health centers. Brigitte McDonald, a Corning resident and CEO of 1st Choice Healthcare, was joined by other advocates ...

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07 Feb
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Health clinics across Arkansas in jeopardy of closing their doors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — If congress doesn’t agree upon a new federal budget, we could see 120 health care facilities in the natural state close their doors. Executive Director of Mid Delta Health Systems Al Sliger, couldn’t imagine doing anything ...

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11 Jan
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New fed guidance aligns with Arkansas Works waiver; DHS sees quick approval

The Trump administration’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has sent a guidance to state Medicaid directors that aligns with part of Arkansas’ request for a waiver for its Arkansas Works program. Amy Webb, Arkansas Department of Human Services spokesman, ...

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05 Jan
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Trump Plans to OK Arkansas’ Medicaid Work Requirement

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — – (via KARK) — After months of waiting, some Arkansas Medicaid recipients could soon have to work for their coverage. President Trump plans to allow states to add work requirements to their Medicaid programs for the ...

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12 Dec
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Future of Franklin: Nonprofit to Transform Elementary School into Health Care Complex

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Many believe the closure of Franklin Elementary hurt their Little Rock neighborhood, but a nonprofit plans to use the empty building to heal it. Community Health Centers of Arkansas (CHCA) bought the school to transform it into ...

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05 Dec
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Health Providers Fight Domestic Violence with Pilot Program

Health Care Providers Fight Domestic Violence with Pilot Program

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28 Nov
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Facing “hard decisions” health centers plead for restored funding

The Hill –  by Rachel Roubein Community health centers are scrambling to make contingency plans as they anxiously wait to see if Congress will renew billions of dollars in federal funding that expired on Sept. 30. Often situated in medically ...

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28 Nov
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States preparing for children’s health insurance program to run out of funding report

The Hill – by Julian Manchester Nearly a dozen states are readying for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provides insurance to low-income children, to run out of funding, according to a report from The Washington Post. Five states ...

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16 Nov
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Community Health – Creating A Healthy Arkansas- Fall 2017

The second edition of Community Health – Creating A Healthy Arkansas is now available.

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30 Oct
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CHCA CEO LaShannon Spencer honored with Museum of Discovery “Spark!” Award

“Spark! Igniting a Passion for Science, Technology and Math” is the Museum of Discovery’s signature fundraising event. Our interactive museum is the perfect venue for energizing our guests about the same things that energize our 150,000-plus annual visitors every day. ...

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