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23 Apr
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The Impact of Relationship-Based Care

SCF undertook a major study on relationship-based care. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether customer-owners who are empanelled (chose to be assigned) to a primary care provider perceive that their relationship with that provider is important to improving their health, to evaluate the quality of that relationship, and to measure the impact of customer-owner and provider factors on the quality of the relationship and on health outcomes.

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08 Mar
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Community Health – Creating A Healthy Arkansas- Winter 2018

The third edition of Community Health- Creating A Healthy Arkansas is now available.

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06 Mar
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Arkansas Gets OK to Add Work Requirement for Medicaid Recipients

March 6, 2018

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas officials say they will soon begin requiring most Medicaid recipients to work, but advocacy groups say it’s just another burden on people whose lives are already difficult.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the approval Monday of a federal waiver allowing Arkansas to implement the work requirement on participants in the state’s Arkansas Works program.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 a partnership agreement for clinical rotations sites for fourth-year medical students and primary care-based residency opportunities for graduates. The mecical school’s inaugural class began in August.

The medical college also announced this month it will have education partnerships with Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center in Poteau beginning in 2019 and CHI St. Vincent in Hot Springs in 2020.

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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 judges selects the winners.

The winners will be announced at a special banquet Thursday at the Statehouse Convention Center inside the Wally Allen Ballroom. The reception begins at 6 p.m. with dinner starting at 7 p.m.

Congratulations to Healthy Connections for being nominated in the non profit category.

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