Health sign-up help cut for now; board vote pares ‘navigator’ funds


Photographs by Thomas Metthe

Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace Finance Director Tony Beeler (from left) and Director Angela Lowther discuss a plan to reduce the number of workers who help people sign up for health coverage at Wednesday’s board meeting in Little Rock with marketplace board members Greg Hatcher and Mark Meadors.

A state board on Wednesday decided to reduce the number of outreach workers, known as "navigators," available to help Arkansans sign up for health insurance through Sept. 30.

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