Arkansas http://kuer.org en Utah Considers Arkansas’ “Private Option” for Medicaid Expansion http://kuer.org/post/utah-considers-arkansas-private-option-medicaid-expansion <p></p><p>Utah officials are keeping a close eye on Arkansas as they consider whether to expand Medicaid in the state. The Utah Department of Health held an informational conference call Thursday with Arkansas’ Medicaid Director Andy Allison. Members of Utah’s Medicaid Expansion community workgroup see promise in Arkansas’ unique model. It gives eligible low-income residents Medicaid expansion dollars to buy private health insurance.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 22:59:54 +0000 Andrea Smardon 30502 at http://kuer.org Utah Considers Arkansas’ “Private Option” for Medicaid Expansion