Tagged: arkids

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families Celebrates 40 Years

by Lydia McAllister 1/23/2017 12:00 am

As Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families celebrates its 40th anniversary, we meet the chairs of this year’s epic 
Soup Sunday fundraiser.

Navigating State Aid for Special Needs: TEFRA and ARKids First

by Dwain Hebda 11/14/2016 8:48 am

The state of Arkansas provides several programs to assist families in caring for their child’s special needs, particularly for families in lower income brackets.

Private Option Will Work, Save Money (Ray Hanley Commentary)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/22/2013 12:00 am

We are facing a very real health care crisis in our state and nation. Ignoring the problem and doing nothing isn’t an acceptable course of action. The private option is our best approach to the major social issue of our time, namely how to do what every other advanced country in the world has done — ensure basic health care for all our families at a reasonable cost.

Medicaid Expansion In Arkansas Worth Serious Consideration

by John Selig 9/10/2012 12:00 am

One of the biggest impacts of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act is to give states the option of offering Medicaid coverage to those with the lowest incomes. In Arkansas, that would mean providing much-needed access to care for about 250,000 mostly working adults.