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Report: Shortage of Primary Care Providers in Rural Arkansas

by Mark Friedman 3/27/2013 3:57 pm

A study released Wednesday showed Arkansas' health care workers aren't going to rural areas of the state. The report found there was a 4 percent shortage in the state of primary care providers. There was a 38 percent oversupply of them in the central part of the state while there was a 33 percent shortage in southwest Arkansas.