Tagged: Jim Hendren

Some Things We Know (Editorial)

Some Things We Know (Editorial)

OpinionHealth Care

Legislative leaders apparently think that one can be elected to the highest deliberative body in Arkansas government and not know that ethics — as in having some — are good. read more >

Amendment Wish List (Editorial)

Amendment Wish List (Editorial)

Opinion

In a few days, many of us will gather with friends and family to give thanks. Last week, two Arkansas legislators — one a Republican, one a Democrat — provided us with a couple of reasons to thank them for good service. read more >

'A Whole New Ballgame' (Editorial)

'A Whole New Ballgame' (Editorial)

OpinionHealth Care

President-elect Trump said during his campaign that repealing and replacing the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act would be a top priority of his administration. Now he and his fellow Republicans have their chance. read more >

Panel's Vote Avoids Looming Medicaid Fight (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

Panel's Vote Avoids Looming Medicaid Fight (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

Health Care

A task force formed to study the future of Arkansas' hybrid Medicaid expansion gave Gov. Asa Hutchinson the bargaining chip he wanted as he starts negotiating changes to a program covering more than 200,000 people. But it also avoided giving a definitive answer about the expansion's future. read more >

Arkansas Panel Nearing Decision on Medicaid Expansion

Arkansas Panel Nearing Decision on Medicaid Expansion

Health Care

A legislative task force began finalizing its recommendations on the future of Arkansas' hybrid Medicaid expansion on Tuesday, as a top lawmaker urged colleagues to avoid fights over details about changes to a program that's providing coverage to more than 200,000 people. read more >