The following are emergency memoranda related to billing for laboratory services and telemedicine during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
On March 17, 2020 Governor Hutchinson signed Executive Order 20-06 to amend Executive Order 20-03. This proclamation is in regard to the public emergency Governor Hutchinson declared in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This order is to … Read More >
Governor Hutchinson signs Executive Order 20-03 Declaring an Emergency and ordering the Department of Health to take action to prevent the spread of COVID-19
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Thanks to Sen. Missy Irvin and all those who made SB266, now Act 519 possible. This bill was a collaboration between DIS and ACIC so criminal justice history information could be shared with non-criminal justice agencies. This law will … Read More >
Arkansas' Medicaid spending fell by $22 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30, the first annual drop in spending for the program state officials could remember.
The overall decrease came despite slightly higher spending on Arkansas … Read More >
Arkansas officials acted properly in suspending Medicaid payments to a Missouri-based behavioral health provider, an administrative law judge ruled Monday.
Arkansas Medicaid Inspector General Elizabeth Smith suspended the payments to … Read More >
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Shavita Wilson, 46, of Little Rock, surrendered herself in Pulaski County District Court on three outstanding warrants. Click here for more information.