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Abuse again at Arkansas juvenile lockup

A guard was fired after choking a child at the Alexander Juvenile Assessment and Treatment Center. It’s the latest in a long history of mistreatment at the facility.

The health of a hospital

The Medicaid expansion helped Baxter County Regional Medical Center survive and thrive, but a federal repeal bill threatens to imperil it and its patients.

Analysis: Governor’s proposed changes to Medicaid will increase costs for the working poor

The Arkansas Legislature was considering whether to approve Governor Hutchinson’s proposed changes to the state's Medicaid expansion on Tuesday. In addition to adding work requirements, the governor wants to cut eligibility, removing around 60,000 Arkansans from Medicaid coverage, with the idea that they would move to the subsidized Affordable Care Act marketplaces or employer-sponsored plans.

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