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Arkansas health advocacy group urges flu shots ahead of Thanksgiving

BY: - November 10, 2022

The Arkansas Center for Health Improvement’s policy arm is urging Arkansans to get vaccinated against the flu before the end of this week in order to be protected and protect others from the virus during Thanksgiving gatherings, the center stated in a Thursday news release. Flu season usually starts in October, and several states including […]

Arkansas will no longer auto-assign new Medicaid expansion enrollees to private plans

BY: - September 26, 2022

State Medicaid officials made a subtle change this month to reduce the number of low-income Arkansans who receive financial assistance to purchase private health insurance. Previously, those eligible for the state’s expanded Medicaid program who didn’t choose a commercial health plan would be automatically enrolled in one. But with the Sept. 1 policy change, the […]