Category Archives: Uncategorized

05 Mar
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Trump administration approves Arkansas Medicaid work requirements

The Trump administration approved a request from Arkansas allowing the state to require certain Medicaid enrollees work, volunteer, or take classes as a condition of staying enrolled in the program. Click here to read the full article

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05 Mar
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Work requirement OK’d for Arkansas’ Medicaid expansion program

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday announced the approval of a federal waiver allowing Arkansas to implement a work requirement on many of the recipients of the state’s private-option Medicaid expansion program. Click here to read the full article

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02 Mar
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Community Health Centers Deserve our Support

Arkansas Senator John Boozman recently wrote a column stressing the importance of Community Health Centers. Click here to read the full article and we thank the Senator for his continued support of the health centers.

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02 Mar
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Mainline Health Systems named the Business of the Year in Drew County

Community Health Centers of Arkansas would like to congratulate Mainline Health Systems on being named Drew County Business of the Year.

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27 Feb
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Jefferson Comprehensive Care Appears on Good Afternoon Arkansas

Dr. Keith Smith of Jefferson Comprehensive Care Systems recently stopped by Good Afternoon Arkansas to discuss the importance of oral health month. February was oral health month. Click here to see the full interview

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23 Feb
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ARCOM partners with Community Health Centers of Arkansas

A partnership that is expected to increase access to health care in underserved areas of Arkansas by 2021 was announced Thursday. The Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith and the Community Health Centers of Arkansas have jointly announced ...

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22 Feb
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Healthy Connections Nominated for Arkansas Business Non Profit of the Year

30th Annual Arkansas Business Business of the Year Award Since 1988, Arkansas Business has honored the state’s top executives, small businesses and nonprofits with the annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards. Readers make nominations and an independent panel of ...

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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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