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Arkansas panel adopts mental health Medicaid cap

State seeks to limit sessions to 1 hour, 25 per year total

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Photographs by Rick McFarland

Sen. David Sanders, R-Little Rock, (left) talks with Senate President Pro Tempore Jonathan Dismang, R-Searcy, in this file photo.

A legislative committee Tuesday approved putting a limit on a mental health benefit for Medicaid recipients, despite objections from providers who said it would disrupt patient care and force treatment facilities to close.

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Rep. Charlie Collins, R-Fayetteville, is shown in this file photo. + Enlarge



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