Health Care


Sole insurer on small-business exchange will leave

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield has notified state officials that it will not offer plans next year on Arkansas' health insurance exchange for small businesses, state Insurance Commissioner Allen Kerr said Tuesday.

Medicaid's enrollment rebounds after 21,280 Arkansans dropped

After falling by more than 21,000 at the beginning of March, enrollment in Arkansas' expanded Medicaid program a month later had climbed back more than halfway to where it had been before the drop, according to information released Wednesday.

Van Buren gathering grills Womack on health care

U.S. Rep. Steve Womack communed with some and sparred with others Wednesday at a meeting where people weren't shy to share their feelings on issues such as health care, immigration and entitlements.