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2 ex-workers at 1 Arkansas Human Development Center face abuse charges

AG says force was excessive in tussle with disabled man

Two former workers at the Southeast Arkansas Human Development Center have been arrested on felony abuse charges after authorities said they used excessive force and an unsafe restraint method during a scuffle with a resident more than a year ago.

Arkansas attorney general: 2 ex-state workers arrested on abuse charges

Two former workers at the Southeast Arkansas Human Development Center in Warren have been arrested on felony abuse charges after a scuffle last year with an intellectually impaired resident, according to Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge.

State Medicaid changes delayed until at least Jan. 1

Officials had hoped to get federal OK by last week

With federal approval taking longer than expected, Arkansas officials said Monday, they expect to have to wait until after Jan. 1 to i implement state-sought changes to Arkansas’ expanded Medicaid program.

State Medicaid changes delayed

Officials had hoped to get federal approval by last week

With federal approval taking longer than expected, Arkansas officials said Monday, they expect to have to wait until after Jan. 1 to implement state-sought changes to Arkansas' expanded Medicaid program.

Subsidy end to lower some '18 health costs in Arkansas

’10 law’s coverage sign-ups start today

During the open-enrollment period that starts today, thousands of low- to moderate-income Arkansans who buy health insurance through healthcare.gov will have the option to lower what they pay in monthly premiums starting in 2018.

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Arkansas Board of Health's rules now say abortion causes 'death'; wording still divides panel

Despite some members' continuing objections to wording describing an abortion as an unborn child's "death," the state Board of Health on Thursday approved proposed regulations implementing abortion-restricting laws passed by the state Legislature this year and in 2015.

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Arkansas hospice's leaders face fraud case

The former owner and administrator of a Helena-West Helena hospice care provider were arrested Tuesday and accused of billing the state Medicaid program almost $290,000 for services to patients who were not terminally ill.

3 care-guiders OK'd by Arkansas Insurance Department for Medicaid group

Three companies have been approved by the Arkansas Insurance Department as provider-led managed-care organizations for Medicaid recipients who are developmentally disabled or mentally ill, Insurance Commissioner Allen Kerr said Monday.

2 Arkansas congressmen open to reviving insurer subsidies

Governor supports proposal for payments Trump ended

U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford said Friday that he would consider supporting legislation that restores funding for the health insurance subsidies President Donald Trump ended last week.

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Little Rock doctor arrested in sex case agrees not to practice medicine until case resolved

An Arkansas Children's Hospital doctor arrested in the sexual assault of a teenage boy has agreed not to practice medicine until his criminal case is resolved, an attorney for the Arkansas State Medical Board said Thursday.