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Arkansas Health Care Exchange Enrollment Falling Below Target

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/28/2014 10:16 am

Signups for insurance under the federal health care law are far below the state's targets, with more than 33,500 people enrolled in the marketplace as the deadline nears.

Arkansas Prepares to Launch Insurance Market

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/30/2013 7:06 am

After two elections and two legislative sessions that were centered on the federal health care overhaul, Arkansas is preparing to implement a key part of the 2010 health law with the launch of its online insurance marketplace.

With Portions of Obamacare Set to Begin, Questions Remain

by Mark Friedman 9/2/2013 12:00 am

Oct. 1 will mark one of the biggest changes in the history of health insurance in the United States. On that day, open enrollment begins in the Health Insurance Marketplace. Several unanswered questions exist about the ACA.

At Symposium, Employers Told to Budget Now for Health Care Reform

by Lance Turner 8/21/2013 4:32 pm

Employers should assess their business quickly to determine a plan of action that minimizes risk as they face looming health care reforms that are already taking place, according to speakers at Wednesday’s Arkansas Business Health Care Symposium.

Outreach Blitz Begins for State Health Insurance Exchange

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/24/2013 2:04 pm

A $24 million marketing and outreach blitz underway in Arkansas will train hundreds of workers about how to sign up for the state's insurance marketplace under health care reform.

Arkansas Insurance Department Prepares for Affordable Care Act

by Mark Friedman 6/17/2013 12:00 am

A division of the Arkansas Insurance Department is preparing to spread the word about the Affordable Care Act. This month, 600 or more workers are expected to be hired to march into communities to inform Arkansans about details including health care exchanges under the ACA, also known as Obamacare, that go into effect Jan. 1.

Arkansas Health Care Info to be Printed in Spanish

by Jeannie Nuss, The Associated Press 3/5/2013 7:34 am

Understanding the federal health care overhaul can be a challenge of its own. Now, officials in Arkansas and across the country are trying to figure out how to explain the law to non-English speakers.

Arkansas to Move Forward on Health Care Overhaul

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/11/2012 3:14 pm

Arkansas officials say the state is moving forward with implementing parts of the federal health care law after an election that provided clarity on the federal level but uncertainty in the state Legislature about the political future of the controversial legislation.