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LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - With Arkansas' model plan to use Medicaid funds to purchase private insurance for the poor spared for another year, backers of the nationally watched program are now focusing on changes that will be needed to keep it alive in the future.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas lawmakers opened a legislative session focused primarily on the budget Monday, with uncertainty surrounding the future of the state's compromise plan to expand Medicaid under the federal health care law.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - There's no question among lawmakers that the compromise Medicaid expansion approved last year will be the focus as they convene this week for the third-ever fiscal session. What's up in the air is whether there's enough support to keep the so-called private option program alive - and what will happen if the state's abandons it.