Tagged: dr. joe thompson

Transformation Of Arkansas' Health Care System

by Dr. Joe Thompson, ACHI/Arkansas Surgeon General 8/12/2013 12:00 am

In a little over four months major provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will go into effect. Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, the more than 500,000 working-age Arkansans currently without a source for paying medical expenses will be able to take advantage of the core intent of the federal law.

Better Right? Or Better Fast? (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/8/2013 12:00 am

The longer the highly divisive Affordable Care Act is delayed, the likelier it is to be not completely overturned but transformed by politics into an even more complex system that's even less likely to succeed.

Improving the Arkansas Health Care System

by Dr. Joe Thompson 9/10/2012 12:00 am

Arkansas' Surgeon General Dr. Joe Thompson on how the Affordable Health Care Act may curb costs and provide greater access.