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Arkansas psychiatrist suspected of fraud steps down from chairman position on medical board

BY: - March 2, 2023

Dr. Brian Hyatt, suspended from Medicaid and under investigation for health care fraud, has resigned as chairman of the Arkansas State Medical Board. In a special meeting Thursday, the board voted to accept Hyatt’s resignation but allow him to remain on the board as a non-executive member. Vice Chairman Dr. Rhys Branman, a Little Rock […]

Sarah Huckabee Sanders taps federal prosecutor to be Arkansas’ inspector general

BY: - January 6, 2023

Arkansas Gov.-elect Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday that she plans to appoint Allison Bragg, an assistant U.S. attorney in Little Rock, to be the chief state government watchdog. Bragg, who serves as the spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Arkansas, is Sanders’ pick for secretary of the Arkansas Department of […]