Tagged: Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act

Not Good for Arkansas (Editorial)

Not Good for Arkansas (Editorial)

OpinionHealth Care

The Affordable Care Act has never gained the popular support that Democrats hoped. But neither has it been as deeply unpopular as Republicans believed it would be when they spent years promising to repeal “Obamacare” and possibly to replace it. read more >

Obamacare Lawsuit Stirs Worries for Insurers

Obamacare Lawsuit Stirs Worries for Insurers

Health CareLegalCover Story

Arkansas and 19 other Republican-led states are taking their shot at dismantling the Affordable Care Act, rekindling the anxieties of health care executives who fear thousands of Arkansans could lose insurance coverage. read more >

A Threat to Communities (Editorial)

A Threat to Communities (Editorial)

OpinionHealth Care

Repealing the Affordable Care Act without something to replace it is scary. Especially here in Arkansas, where legislators — with Republicans in the lead — took a law they didn’t like and made lemonade. read more >

UAMS Tops State In Net Patient Revenue

UAMS Tops State In Net Patient Revenue

Business ListHealth Care

Of the 89 hospitals on Arkansas Business’ list of the largest hospitals and medical centers in the state, 14 reported a net loss of $1 million or more while 34 had a net income of $1 million or more. read more >

Thou Shalt Not Misrepresent (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Thou Shalt Not Misrepresent (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionHealth CareEditor's Note

I did not expect the Ten Commandments monument at the state Capitol to survive only a matter of hours before being plowed into by a car, deliberately and live on Facebook. Someone would have to be crazy to do that. Exactly. read more >

Arkansas Hospitals Fear Changes in Medicaid, Arkansas Works

Arkansas Hospitals Fear Changes in Medicaid, Arkansas Works

Health CareCover Story

As the fight over health care continues in Congress, Arkansas hospital executives are worried about changes being made to Arkansas’ Medicaid expansion program known as Arkansas Works, which has saved hospitals $150 million annually in uncompensated care. read more >